Vattayappam ( Kerala Snack )

Learn how to make traditional Kerala snack recipe – Vattayappam. It's a snack common among the Kerala Christian community. Though the ingredients used are very similar to that of Appam, the method of cooking is different, Also, it's generally sweeter than Appam.

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Vattayappam ( Kerala Snack )

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Author: Maria Jose Martin


  • 2 cups Rice Flour
  • 2 cups Grated Coconut
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Rava (semolina)
  • 1/2 tsp Yeast
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • Raisins – for garnishing
  • Salt


  • Cook rava with 2 glasses of water till it becomes soft & loose. Let it cool.
  • Add 1/4 glass of lukewarm water to yeast & 1/2 teaspoon sugar. Allow it to rise.
  • Ground the coconut with enough water & keep aside.
  • Take 2 cups rice flour in a vessel, add rava & mix well. Add yeast & mix well. Add grounded coconut & mix well. Make sure that the batter is not too loose . It should have a medium consistency. Keep it for 3 hours.
  • After 3 hours add 1/2 cup sugar (more sugar can be added if required) & salt & stir well.
  • Apply a little ghee/oil in a cake tin & pour the batter into it.Put some raisins on the the top. Steam it for 20 – 25 minutes.
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