Vattayappam Easy


Vattayappam Easy

Vattayappam is a special dish of Kerala. It is something like a pancake usually prepared with finely ground or powdered rice flour
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


  • 1 1/2 cup Rice flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Coconut milk thick
  • 1/3 cup sugar sweet as desired
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder Elakka podi
  • 1/4 cup Cashew & raisins I added only cashews
  • 1 tsp Yeast
  • Salt A pinch
  • Water As reqd


  • Prepare the thick coconut milk(I have used the maggi milk powder) using hot water.
  • Mix the rice flour slowly into it and make a thick batter. Add this into the blender to make it a smooth paste.
  • Add in the sugar, salt and cardamom powder.
  • Mix the yeast in lukewarm water (about 20 ml) and add to the batter.
  • Ferment for about 4-5 hours. Stir well and check the salt and sugar, adjust if required. Add the half of cashews & raisins mentioned.
  • Grease a plate or the idli moulds with butter or ghee. Pour the batter into it.
  • Steam in a steamer or idli cooker for 15 minutes on medium flame.
  • Open the lid. You can see the cake puffed up. Add the remaining cashews on top and steam for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from flame and let it cool down. Cut into pieces.
  • Serve as breakfast or as snack.
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