Vattayappam /vatteyappam /steamed sweetened rice cake

5 servings
15 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
Raw Rice/Pacha Ari : 2 cups

Yeast : 1/2 teaspoon

Cooked rice : 1/2 cup

Grated Coconut or Coconut milk : 1 cup

Sugar : 1/4 cup or to taste

Salt to taste

Raisins and Cashewnut : 10-15 nos

Cardamom : 2 pods (crushed) (optional)

Salt : a pinch

Ghee/Butter : 1 teaspoon


  • Wash and soak the rice in the water for 4-6 hours and drain it. Grind the rice and grated coconut or coconut milk, cooked rice by adding required amount of water to fine paste and keep it aside.
  • Stir in yeast with sugar to warm water for 10-15 minutes till its forth. In a bowl add coconut rice paste, yeast mixture, salt; combine well and make a smooth soft batter.
  • Cover and set aside to ferment 6-8 hours. Now the batter should be ready for steaming, check salt and sugar.
  • Grease the stainless steel flat plate or idly mould with ghee/butter and pour the batter to the plate.
  • Steam and cook for 10-15 minutes, when its half done, open and add the rasinis, cashews and cardamom,on the top and steam again for 10 -15 minutes or till done.
  • Remove from the steamer and open lid to avoid moisture and allow the vattayappam to cool.
  • Cut into wedges and serve as snacks or as breakfast with spicy Mutton Curry, Chicken Curry,or any curry of your choice and enjoy!!!.


Vattayappam /Vatteyappam /Steamed Sweetened Rice Cake, photo 1
Vattayappam /Vatteyappam /Steamed Sweetened Rice Cake, photo 2


Rate this recipe:
Generate another secure code = 

Related recipes


Related articles

The fastest cake in the world!The fastest cake in the world!Easy and tasty butter free desserts!Easy and tasty butter free desserts!