Banana vattayappam Recipe

Banana Vattayappam is a traditional South Indian steamed cake made with ripe bananas, rice flour, jaggery, and coconut. It is a soft and fluffy dessert with a hint of sweetness from the bananas and jaggery. This dish is often prepared during festivals and special occasions. The combination of ripe bananas and coconut gives it a unique flavor and aroma. Serve this delicious vattayappam as a dessert or snack with a cup of tea or coffee.

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Ingredients for Banana vattayappam Recipe

  • 1/2 Ripe Bananas
  • 1/4 cup Rice Flour
  • 0.06 cup Semolina
  • 0.13 cup Jaggery
  • 0.06 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 0.06 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • as needed Oil

Directions: Banana Vattayappam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, grind together ripe bananas, jaggery, and coconut to make a smooth paste.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, semolina, cardamom powder, and baking soda.
  • STEP 3.Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well to form a thick batter.
  • STEP 4.Grease a steamer plate or idli molds with oil and pour the batter into them.
  • STEP 5.Steam the vattayappam for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • STEP 6.Once done, remove from the steamer and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • STEP 7.Cut into pieces and serve warm or at room temperature.
  • STEP 8.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the bananas are ripe for a sweeter taste and smoother texture.
  • You can adjust the sweetness by adding more or less jaggery according to your preference.
  • If you don't have a steamer, you can use a pressure cooker or a large pot with a steamer rack.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the banana vattayappam as a dessert or snack with a cup of tea or coffee.
  • You can also serve it with a drizzle of honey or a sprinkle of powdered sugar for extra sweetness.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.
Nutrition
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372
calories per serving
10 g Fat6 g Protein62 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    10g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    62g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    62g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    10g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    15mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    17mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    58mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    120mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp