Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Kalathappam Kannur Style/Rice Flour Cake



Ingredients:-

Rice-2 cup
Cooked rice-1 tbsp
Baking powder-1/2 tsp
Chana dal – ¼ cup(optional)
Coconut pieces (Thenga kothu)-1/4 cup
Shallot-5-7 nos,
Cashews-4 tbsp
Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
Oil


Directions:-

·         Wash and soak the rice about 2 hours. Melt the jaggery with little water.
·         Grind the rice, cooked rice, a pinch salt, cardamom  along with the jaggery syrup
·         Meanwhile cook the dal and keep it aside.(it is optional ,I tried a new way)
·         Mix well, cooked chana dal,a pinch baking powder, with the  ground paste.

·         Heat a nonstick vessel on a low flame. Add the mixture and stir continuously.
·         Heat until lukewarm. Stir well and keep it aside.
·         Heat cooker and add oil when it is hot, fry the shallot, coconut, cashews into golden brown in color


·         Pour the ¾ the of the golden brown shallot mixture into lukewarm rice mixture and mix well.


·         Pour the mixture into the same cooker, where we fried the shallot. Garnish the top of the mixture with rest of the fried shallot coconut mixture.


·         Close cooker and remove the weight. Cook for 3 minutes on a high flame.
·         Next lower the flame and cook for 15 minutes on a very low flame.
·         Remove from fire and open the lid after 5 minutes.
·         Remove the kalathappam from cooker when cool.


Have with Tea

24 comments:

  1. A very interesting cake. I love the coconut flavour. Yummy!

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  2. Totally new way of preparing kalathappam n without coconut milk or paste..interesting one,superb slice with tea..very filling!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  3. I see your process with the rice here. I am wondering if rice flour is the same as ground rice..
    Your cake does look tasty with the coconut pieces and the cashews. Interesting and unusual recipe, but well worth a try. Glad you posted this, enjoy the day!

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  4. u r great..never think abt this B4..perfectly done cake...n pics r just fabulous......
    Maha

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  5. This dish is new to me. Looks very interesting and delicious..

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  6. looks lik a nice recipe.. never tried a cake with rice flour before..

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  7. Beautifully done...this combination of flavors sounds wonderful~

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  8. authentic recipe...awesome
    thanks for sharing dear


    Tasty Appetite

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  9. Love your traditional recipes, delicious..

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  10. Very tempting!
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  11. new to me..looks so yummy dear..awesome recipe!!
    Spicy-Aroma

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  12. thanks for sharing this.. always wanted to make this .. and this one looks yum

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  13. Makes me drool, wat a super tempting kalathappam..

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  14. Perfectly made kalthappam..love it

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  15. Super tempting kalathappam, very nicely done n looks so yummy.

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  16. very tempting
    thanks for sharing

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  17. Wonderful and tasty one !!!!

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Thanks all for ur wonderfull comments

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