Vattayappam is a kind of steamed rice cake commonly served as a snack or breakfast. The main ingredients of this dish are rice flour and coconutmilk. It is popular in the Christian communities of Kerala, though not much popular in North Kerala/ Malabar. It is basically rice and coconut grinded together and fermented with yeast. Though the ingredients used are very similar to that of Appam, the method of cooking is different, Also, it's generally sweeter than Appam.