Category Archives: Steamed palaharams

Jackfruit filling for ela ada and kozhukatta

Ingredients:- Finely chopped ripe jackfruit (varikka chakka) – 1.5 cups Jaggery – 1/2 cup Sugar – 2 level tbsps. Water – 2 tbsps. Grated coconut – 1 cup Powdered cardamom – 3/4 tsp. Cumin powder – a small pinch Ghee … Continue reading

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Herbal Puttu/ Thulasiyila puttu

Ingredients:- Roasted rice flour/ Puttu podi – 1 cup Krishna Tulsi leaves – 1 cup Salt – 1/2 tsp. Sugar – 1/4 tsp. Grated coconut – 1/4 cup + as needed for layering the puttu Water – as needed (This depends on the … Continue reading

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Thari Kozhukatta

Ingredients:- Basmathi rice – 1 cup Coconut oil – 2 tbsps. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp. Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp. Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp., crushed Dry red chillies – 2 to 3 numbers, split Curryleaves – a few … Continue reading

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Fruits and Nuts Ela Ada

Ingredients:- Slightly roasted rice flour ( I used Nirapara Idiyappa/ Appa podi) – 11/2 cups Water – 21/4 cups ( In the ratio 1 flour : 1.5 cups of water, but sometimes you may have to follow the ratio 1:1) … Continue reading

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Vattayappam

  This recipe will make two 8″ vattayappams or one 8″ vattayappam & ten mini vattayappams of the size of an idli. This recipe will make Vattayappams that are really sweet, soft & fluffy. You can reduce the quantity of sugar … Continue reading

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Surprise Vegetable Donuts & Steamed Vegetable Dumplings

Surprise Vegetable Donuts   For the dough dissolve 1 tbsp of active dry yeast & 1/2 tbsp of sugar in 1/4 cup of lukewarm water. Keep aside for 10 -15 minutes/ till frothy. Mix together 2 cups of all purpose … Continue reading

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White Kinnathappam

This Kinnathappam is very soft & has a melt in mouth texture. Ingredients:- Parboiled Rice – 1 cup ( I used Ponni Rice) Thin coconut milk – 21/2 cups Thick coconut milk – 1 cup Egg – 1, beaten well … Continue reading

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Special Banana Kozhukkatta

Banana Kozhukkatta Ingredients:- Slightly roasted rice flour ( I used Nirapara Idiyappa/ Appa podi) – 3/4 cup Steamed & mashed kerala bananas – 2 numbers Water – 1/4 cup Salt – a pinch Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp Coconut oil … Continue reading

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Ela Ada & Kozhukkatta

Ingredients:- Slightly roasted rice flour ( I used Nirapara Idiyappa/ Appa podi) – 11/2 cups Water – 21/4 cups ( In the ratio 1 flour : 1.5 cups of water, but sometimes you may have to follow the ratio 1:1) … Continue reading

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Cabbage Muthia / Steamed cabbage dumplings

  Muthias are vegan sausages & is made up of Chickpea flour/ Besan, Methi, Salt, Turmeric, Chili powder, an optional bonding agent/sweetener such as sugar and oil. You can find the recipe for these Muthias at Manjulas Kichen. I used … Continue reading

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