This is another addition to my innovated
It’s akin to the ‘wattalapam’recipe, and the only
difference is the addition of ground almonds
and white poppy seeds paste.This tasted like a
One of my friends had a recipe with white
poppy seeds ground into a sugar watallapam.
So,this is where I got the idea to add khus khus
or white poppy seeds.Adding almonds was
purely my idea.So, that’s how this lovely
creamy dessert was created .
To the recipe now
150 gm jaggery
50 gm brown sugar or plain sugar
1 tsp white poppy seeds ( optional)
A pinch of salt
1.5 cups thick coconut milk
1/2 tsp cardamon powder
1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
1 tsp vanilla essence
•Add the jaggery,sugar and half coconut milk
into a mixer jar and pulse till jaggery and
sugar are well blended.
•Strain the mixture .
•Grind the almonds and poppy seeds to a fine
paste,and set aside.
•Beat the eggs with the remaining coconut milk.
•Mix in the paste,and the rest of the
•Mix well and pour into a mould and steam for
30-40 minutes or till done .
•This can be baked in a bath in the oven too.