Monday, July 25, 2016


This is a famous malabar snack....this snack is made with raw rice and jaggery....very tasty snack with hot hot tea!!! This is made for iftars...I know I'm late to post this recipe..still u can make this for evening tea...many make this in cooker...I made this in a non stick vessel..

Now to the recipe...


1 and 1/2 C Raw rice
1/2 C Grated coconut
1/4 C Cooked rice
1tsp Baking powder
2block Jaggery or more as per taste
1/4tsp Salt
1/4tsp Cardamom powder
Few cashewnuts and Raisins
4 Shallots
2tsp Ghee
1/4C Water


1.Soak the rice for 1 hour.
2.Melt the jaggery along with water and keep aside
3.Drain the rice and grind it in a mixer along with coconut, cooked rice and 1/2 c water.
4.The batter should not be too much runny or too much thick.
5.Now pour this batter into a bowl.
6.Strain the melted jaggery and mix with the batter.
7.Mix salt,cardamom powder and baking powder to the batter and mix well.
8.Now heat a pan and add ghee to it fry the shallot chopped, cashewnuts and raisins and keep aside.
9.Now in the rest of the ghee in the pan pour the batter and cook covered,
10.Keep it on high flame for 5 mins and then on low flame .
11.You can even keep a lid below the pan to avoid direct flame.
12.After 10 mins open the lid and spread the fried shallots cashewnut and raisins over this.

13.Close the lid again and  cook for 15 more mins or till done.
14.Off the flame and let it sit for 10 mins.
15.After that trasfer to another plate and cut into slices.
16.Enjoy kalthappam with hot tea...


Rafeeda AR said...

Your kalthappam looks nice and soft... I tried once during Ramadan but it was hard though I got the beautiful lines... I guess I was a bit short of water... normally, we add soda, adding baking powder sounds interesting...

cookbookjaleela said...

yummy tempting

Shifa AbduRehman said...

Mine also came out hard couple of time then I gave up ��

Inshaa Allah will try yours fajee

fajeeda said...

thank u sooo much....i love this soo much...i used to make this almost when i feel like having snacks...

subhashini said...

Sounds very new to me. would surely love to try this.

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