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Steamed Rice Wadas Recipe

Steamed Rice Wadas is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Parboiled Rice - 1 cup
  • Grated Coconut - 2 cups
  • Powdered Jaggery - 1 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Steamed Rice Wadas:

    1. Soak raw rice and parboiled rice for 4 hours. Drain.
    2. Combine the rice with 1/4 cup of grated coconut and grind with very little water to a smooth, stiff mixture.
    3. Mix in the salt.
    4. Heat remaining coconut with jaggery powder over a low flame jaggery melts and the paste thickens.
    5. Mix cardamom powder.
    6. Divide the rice mixture into lime sized balls.
    7. Flatten them into 3 mm thick rounds on a greased sheet of plastic.
    8. Place some coconut filling over it and cover with another round of rice mixture.
    9. Press the edges to seal.
    10. Place four to 6 wadas at a time on an aluminium or stainless steel plate and steam for 8-10 mins.
    11. Serve warm, with fresh, melted ghee.


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