Vattayappam - Traditional Snack

A traditional Kerala snack

Vattayappam - Traditional Snack

A traditional Kerala snack

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

By Maria Jose

Published On: 09 Nov 2006

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
Served : 5
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Step 1

Cook rava with 2 glasses of water till it becomes soft & loose.

Step 2

Let it cool.

Step 3

Add 1/4 glass of lukewarm water to yeast followed by 1/2 tsp of sugar.

Step 4

Allow it to rise.

Step 5

Grind the coconut with enough water & keep aside.

Step 6

Take 2 cups rice flour in a vessel, add rava & mix well.

Step 7

Add yeast & mix well.

Step 8

Add ground coconut & mix well.

Step 9

Crush the cardamom and add it to the batter.

Step 10

:- Make sure that the batter is not too loose. It should have a medium consistency.

Step 11

Keep it for 3 hrs.

Step 12

After 3 hrs, add 1/2 cup of sugar or more if reqd, followed by salt & stir well.

Step 13

Apply a liitle ghee/oil in a cake tin & pour the batter into it.

Step 14

Put some raisins on top.

Step 15

Steam it for 20 - 25 mins.

Step 16

:- You can also use idli plates to steam it.

Step 17

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it came out really well. thanks.a little tip, if you keep the mixture in the preheated oven at the lowest temperature(it was 50 degrees in mine) you can reduce the time from 3hrs to 1 hour after mixing the ingredients.


Thankyou very much for this recipie it came out good


thanks for this came out good


Very good


thank you for this came out really good.

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