Sanna - Goan Rice Cakes

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    kg rice, preferably fat rice from the fields
  • 2
    large coconuts
  • 1
    kg sugar
  • 1150
    ml toddy
  • 1
    tablespoon salt (to taste)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak the rice overnight. Grind the drained rice to a fine paste in the morning.
  • Grate and grind the coconuts.
  • Strain the toddy to remove sediment and add sugar to it.
  • Mix the ground coconut and rice using the sweetened toddy. Add little water to the mixture slightly.
  • Put in a large container and keep aside till the mixture begins to rise (2-3 hours). Then boil water in a steaming vessel.
  • Take some saucers, pour about 1 ½ ladles of the mixture in each saucer. Steam for 20 to 25 minutes on high heat.
  • Eat with sorpotel or as a tea-time snack.
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