• Rice flour – 1 1/2 cup
  • Rava – 1/2 cup
  • Dry yeast – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Coconut oil- 1 or 2 tsp
  • Cashew – 7 to 8 nos
  • Raisins – 6 to 7 nos


  • Heat water in a pan
  • Then, in a bowl, add a small amount of hot water.
  • Then add yeast and sugar, mix them well, and set aside.
  • Now, add the rava to the hot water pan and thoroughly mix it in.
  • Boil and cook them well.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Take a bowl, add rice flour and cooked rava mix.
  • Again, add the ground coconut mix and combine them well.
  • Then add sugar and yeast mix water .
  • Mix them well to make a thick batter.
  • Now cover the batter with a lid and let it ferment for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Heat water in an idli steamer.
  • Then place the idli mould upside down .
  • Now take the fermented batter and add sugar, mix them well.
  • Then grease the plate with a few drops of coconut oil.
  • Place it in the hot steamer.
  • Then half-fill it with batter.
  • Then add some raisins and cashew nuts on top of the batter.
  • Cover and steam for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Then remove the vattayaappam plate and cool for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Then, after cooling, invert the plate.
  • Cut and serve the tasty vattayappam with tea or coffee.

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