Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Vattayappam(Steamed Rice Cake)

Ingredients:

Raw Rice - 2 cups
Grated coconut or coconut milk - 1cup
Cooked Rice - 1/2 cup
Yeast - 1/2tsp
Sugar -1/4 to 1/2 cup,use it accordingly
Salt - a pinch
Cardmom powder - a pinch
For Garnishing
Cashews and raisins(optional)

Method:

1)Soak the rice in water  for 4 -5hrs.Grind with cooked rice sugar and coconut milk.You can add 1/2 cup water if the batter is too thick.It should be like idly batter.
2)Meanwhile add the yeast in 3tbsp of lukewarm water.
3)Add  yeast mixture to the batter and mix well.
4)Cover it with a lid and keep it in a warm place for 8- 10 hrs to ferment.
5)Just before preparing add salt and cardmom powder.Mix well.
6)Grease a flat pan with little oil and pour the batter.Top it with cashews and raisins.
7)Steam it for 15-20 minutes on medium heat or until it is done.
8)Allow to cool and cut into desired shape.

Notes:

1) Cooked rice will give a nice spongy texture to Vattayappam.
2)You can use the same batter for palappam as well.

25 comments:

  1. nice appam...looks perfect and yummy!

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  2. Dear sreelekha
    Looks great and as it is sweet I have a good mind to give try.
    have a nice day

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  3. hi..I am new here :) appam looks soft and tasty!!!!

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  4. Its my fav....Looks sooo soft and spongyyyyy.....

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  5. so spongy cake....nice x'mas treat....

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  6. Steamed rice cake looks fantastic Sree!

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  7. Nice new look !!!
    vattayappam looks so yummy dea...!!!
    othiri nalayi njan kayichittu...Ayyo..kothi vannu..

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  8. Hi Sree..i love Vattayappam..Looks pefect..Thanks!!

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  9. vattayappam nannyitundallo..never tried this :)

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  10. My all time fav...kothiyakunnu..madi karanam kure naal aayi undakkittu..:-)Yours look spongy and perfect...

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  11. Looks so soft and spongy... nice picture.

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  12. Beautiful, white like snow and spongy. Excellent dear!!!

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  13. Oh my gosh...that absolutley looks gorgeous, never had them before' but positive' it must taste great:) Loved ur presentation.

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  14. Kidilam!!ingane kothipikamoo....enikkum kudi kurachu oruannam tharoo da?

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  15. Wow,I have seen this in Bharathy's blog,so nice looking cake and gorgeous clicks!

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  16. Wow looks so so fluffy... awesome click too,

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  17. Looks lovely and pictures look great.

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  18. Wow..Just had snow this weekend and ur Snow white Rice Cake is so appropriate for this White Christmas. Beautiful Clicks.Cake looks soft and perfect.

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  19. wow..!!!looks perfect

    iam veena fm abudhabi

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  20. Hi,

    Many thanks for the recipe. I made this and it was so yummy and soft. Everyone at home loved it.

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  21. Great appam I tried it and it came out perfect. Thanks alot...

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