Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe)

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Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe)
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Kerala Style Vattayappam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) is a famous Snack that is eaten among the Kerala Christian Community. The dish is made from a broken rice batter which is fermented and steamed with coconut and had during the fasting season of Easter. A day before Easter mass, they make the batter and keep it ready, so once the Easter mass is over, people come back to have this steamed cakes to start their meal and break their 40 days of fasting.

Serve the Kerala Style Vattayappam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) as a healthy Tea Time Snack. 

If you are looking for more Kerala Recipes here are some : 

  1. Kerala Avial Recipe (Mixed Vegetables in Coconut)
  2. Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry)
  3. Kerala Style Appam Recipe (Fermented Rice Pancakes With Coconut)

Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

500 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

545 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/4 cup Cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Active dry yeast , soaked in luke warm water (2 tablespoon)
  • 5 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , powdered
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 teaspoons Raisins

How to make Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe)

  1. We begin making the Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) by soaking the broken rice in water for about 8 hours. Then grinding it into a smooth paste along with cumin seeds.

  2. In a bowl add the rest of the ingredients, including yeast. Mix well and rest for overnight to get a nice fermented batter or else you can rest for 4 hours.

  3. Heat a steamer, add the batter to a greased tray, pour in the batter and steam it for about 45 minutes till it is done. You can add raisins on the top, half the way while it is steaming.

  4. In order to check if it is done, the cake should not stick to your hand once you touch it and if you insert a knife it has to come out clean.

  5. Serve the Kerala Style Vattayappam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) as a healthy Tea Time Snack.

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Last Modified On Friday, 23 December 2016 13:42
     
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