Vattayappam for christmas

5 servings
10 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
1 cup rice powder

1/4 cup Sugar

1/2 cup water ( for sooji / rawa )

1 tablespoon rawa / sooji

1/2 cup grated coconut

2 tablespoon water ( for grinding coconut )

1 1/2 teaspoon yeast

1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon oil for greasing

1 tablespoon raisins


  • For Yeast Solution:
    Mix 2 tablespoon warm water with 2 teaspoon sugar. Add 1 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast. Cover and keep aside for 20 - 25 minutes.
  • For Vattayappam:
    Cook rawa with 1/2 cup of water into a thick porridge. Cook on a low heat and stirring continuously. Grind grated coconut with water to a fine paste.
  • In a big bowl, combine rice powder, yeast solution, ground coconut, cooked rawa, sugar and salt. Mix well, cover with a lid and keep aside for 8 -10 hours or overnight. Quantity of the mixture will be almost double after fermentation. Sprinkle cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Grease a steel bowl with 1 teaspoon oil. Pour vattayappam batter, spread it evenly with a flat spatula and decorate with raisins.
  • Steam in a pressure cooker on a medium heat for 25 - 30 minutes. Cut into desired shape and serve as a snack or it goes well with spicy curries too.


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