Traditional sweet spongy cake made of ground rice and coconut


  • 2 cups Rice, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup Cooked rice
  • 2 cups Coconut, grated
  • 3/4 cup Sugar as per taste
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Yeast
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Raisin and Cashew nuts for garnish
  • Ghee


  1. Grind soaked rice, cooked rice, coconut with water into fine thick paste
  2. Activate yeast. Mix with batter. Allow to rest. Adjust taste with sugar and salt.
  3. Steam batter in idly maker for 20 minutes. Garnish with rasin and cashwenuts. Serve Vattayappam hot.

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