Vathalappam combines the creaminess of coconut with the raw sweetness of jaggery and just the right hint of cardamom to elevate the entire experience. This scrumptious dessert is legendary in God’s Own Country, for the subtle flavours and ease of making it along with the way each individual ingredient simply melts in your mouth. The recipe below will surely become a favourite at your own home as well.
Eggs - 4
Milk - 150 ml.
Coconut milk (1st extract) - 200 ml.
Jaggery - 200 g.
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp.
Sugar - 50 g
Method of Preparation
Caramelise the sugar in a pan over slow flame. Spread this caramelised sugar over a tray. Now mix the eggs, milk & coconut milk in a basin with a whisk. Pour the mixture over a tray and add melted jaggery to this mixture along with the cardamom powder. Cover with silver foil and cook this mixture in a steamer till it acquires a consistency of caramel custard. Serve cold.
Courtesy: Hotel Malabar Palace, Kozhikode.