Ingredients for Vattalappam:

1. Eggs -5

2. Cloves – 3

    Cardamom – 8

    Cinnamon – ¾ inch piece

3. Jaggery – ¼ kg

4. Coconut milk – ½ cup

5. Vanilla essence – 1.5 small spoons

How to prepare Vattalappam?

1. Powder ingredients no: 2.

2. Add ¾ cups of water to jaggery and melt it by boiling. Allow it to cool.

3. Beat the eggs well and add ingredients no: 2 to it.

4. Filter jaggery juice and add to the above mixture. Mix the contents well.

5. Add coconut milk little by little and beat again.

6. Filter the contents to another vessel, add essence and place in a steam cooker.

7. Cook in steam for next 1 hour.

8. You can also cook it in pressure cooker.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine June 15-30, 2010

Vattalappam (Recipe 2)

Ingredients for Vattalappam (Recipe 2):

1. Sugar – 1.5 cups

2. Eggs – 10

    Jaggery – 200 gm

3. Coconut milk – 1 litre

4. Cardamom – 10

How to prepare Vattalappam (Recipe 2)?

1. Pre-heat oven in 150 degree Celsius.

2. Heat sugar in pan till it turns brown.

3. Add water and melt it completely.

4. When it starts thickening, pour it in a baking tray and its edges.

5. Beat eggs and jaggery together till jaggery melts completely.

6. Add coconut milk to it and strain the contents.

7. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

8. Pour this mixture into the tray where caramelized sugar is taken.

9. Immerse this tray in hot water and bake in preheated oven for half an hour.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine August 15-31, 2010

You can read a few more delicious steam cooked sweet recipes here. Here is the page link. Click on the images in the gallery to read.


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