Friday, November 16, 2012

Steamed Rice Cakes With Prawns (Masala) Topping

This tasty dish can be served as a snack or breakfast. Eating one or two itself fills the stomach but I assure you the mouth will want more.,hehe.This prawns masala can be used as a filling or topping in other recipes too.The recipe...
For the prawns masala
Prawns/Chemmeen   1/2 kg
Chilly powder        1 tsp
Salt               to taste
Oil               for shallow frying
Marinate the prawns with chilly powder,salt and keep
for 15 minutes.After 15 mins.shallow fry and keep  aside.
Rest of the Ingredients
Onion               4 (finely chopped)
Green chilly      3-4 (   ''      ''      )
Garlic cloves       5  (   ''      ''       )
Ginger       1'' piece ( ''       ''       )
Curry leaves   2 sprigs
Salt         accord. to taste
Oil          1-1/2 tbsp
-Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onion,saute till transparent.
-Add ginger,garlic and the chillies,add turmeric powder,salt and curry leaves.
-Saute well and at last add the fried prawns,mix well , remove from fire and keep aside.
For the 'rice cake' batter   
Basmati rice           2 cups
Thick coconut milk  11/2cup
Salt               to taste
Preparation method
-Soak the rice for 3-4 hrs,then wash,drain and keep aside.
-Make 11/2 cup of thick coconut milk from fresh grated coconut adding little water.
-Now grind the rice in the coconut milk along with salt into a smooth batter.Pour this into a bowl.
Further procedure 
-Heat a steamer (use Idly steamer) with water,now brush the idly molds with a little oil and pour a ladle of batter into the molds.
-On top of the batter add 1tsp full of the prawns masala and steam about 15 to 20 minutes on medium flame till cooked.
-Take the mould out carefully ,after 5 minutes using a spoon take out the rice cakes one by one,place them on a serving plate and serve.  



  1. Yum loved those prawn cakes :) Thanks for linking it to our event dear!! Following your lovely space :)
    Egg Rasam

  2. lovely idea. following you, hoping same from u.

  3. hi Ummu first time here... you are having such a lovely space here... happy to follow you... when u get time visit mine too...

  4. Wow! this is new. Looks delicious.

  5. Prawns are yummy and delicious. Glad to be your follower.

    UTs Hobby Time

  6. Hi!nice one and yummy too:)first time here:)happy to follow you:)have a look on my space and be friends:)

  7. New to ur space.. Following u.. Glad if u do d same

  8. yum yum yummy!!! very nice my friend..thanks for sharing!!

  9. Good one dear. am following u ...happy if u follow me back

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