Kerala Vattayappam

Vattayapppam is a steamed rice cake dish usually served for breakfast or served as a tea-time snack. Rice and coconut are ground together and fermented with yeast. No oil is required in the preparation of Vattayappam. Popular in the Christian communities of Kerala, Vattayappam is gentle on stomach and hence regarded as a healthy traditional dish. The sight of the white, soft, round and slightly sweetened cake topped with raisins and cashew nuts is real tempting. The flavor of cardamom in Vattayappam plays havoc to your taste buds. Our soft fluffy Vattayappam recipe is well illustrated and you can include this healthy dish in your family menu. Airy and spongy by texture, Vattayappam completes a royal wholesome breakfast during festive occasions like Easter and Christmas.

Kerala Vattayappam

Vattayapppam is a steamed rice cake dish usually served for breakfast or served as a tea-time snack. Rice and coconut are ground together and fermented with yeast. No oil is required in the preparation of Vattayappam. Popular in the Christian communities of Kerala, Vattayappam is gentle on stomach and hence regarded as a healthy traditional dish. The sight of the white, soft, round and slightly sweetened cake topped with raisins and cashew nuts is real tempting. The flavor of cardamom in Vattayappam plays havoc to your taste buds. Our soft fluffy Vattayappam recipe is well illustrated and you can include this healthy dish in your family menu. Airy and spongy by texture, Vattayappam completes a royal wholesome breakfast during festive occasions like Easter and Christmas.

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Ann Mathew

Published On: 08 Feb 2008

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak the rice in water for approximately 6 hrs or overnight.

Step 2

Grind the soaked rice with the cooked rice and coconut to make a smooth batter.

Step 3

While grinding add enough water.

Step 4

:- Make sure it is not too watery.

Step 5

Add the yeast, salt and sugar.

Step 6

Keep the batter to ferment overnight.

Step 7

Spoon in the batter to a flat bottom greased pan till half full.

Step 8

Top it with raisins, cashewnuts and cardamom.

Step 9

Steam it for 15 - 20 mins on a medium flame till done.

Step 10

Cut the vattayappam and serve.

Step 11

:- Vattayappam is ideal as a teatime snack.

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Nija Raison

Thankuuuuu soooo much. Its easy to prepare.

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Manju

Tastes like how Vattappam should be!!!!!!!!!..

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Suma

Excelent

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Anu

Tastes same like our grandma`s vattaappam.

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