Vella Seedai - Bake Version

Recipe by
Total Time:
13 hours
Serves:30 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Dal Ke Jamun, Baked Mawa Gujiya , Moong Dal Obbattu, Mango Custard with Vanilla Creme

Rate This Recipe


  • 1 cup - raw rice
  • 1/2 cup - urad dal
  • 3/4 to 1 cup - jaggery
  • 2 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 3/4 to 1 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder

How to Make Vella Seedai - Bake Version

  • Wash and soak rice for half an hour. Drain and spread it on a cloth to dry for 15-20 minutes. Rice should be moist but not wet after drying.
  • Grind it to a powder in a mixer grinder.
  • Sieve the flour & discard the coarse particles. Then dry roast the flour in a pan.
  • Dry roast urad dal in a dry pan till golden brown colour.
  • Grind it to a fine powder in a mixer grinder. Sieve it and discard the coarse particles.
  • Soak jaggery in 1 cup of water.
  • When it dissolves fully, strain it. Then heat the jaggery water in a heavy bottomed pan. Allow it to boil for 2 minutes and turn off the heat.
  • Add rice flour and urad dal powder together to the syrup. Mix well.
  • Add cardamom powder, sesame seeds, grated coconut and 1 tsp ghee.
  • Mix well to make a dough, allow it to cool completely or leave it overnight.
  • Cooking:
  • Preheat the oven at 160 degree Celsius/30 degree Fahrenheit. Line a baking pan with parchment paper or foil.
  • Knead the dough once again, roll it gently into marble sized balls.
  • Place it in a baking tray and bake it for 25-40 minutes at 350 degree Fahrenheit.
  • Cool it completely before storing it in airtight container.
  • Recipe courtesy: Sara's Yummy Bites