Steamed Rice Wadas

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Total Time:
4-8 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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