Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Lawariya (Stuffed String Hoppers from Sri Lanka)



Lawariya is a Sri Lankan traditional sweet & it is suitable for tea time. This is a kind of stuffed string hoppers (indi appa) & this is very easy to cook if you know how to prepare string hoppers. (Check here for string hoppers recipe)


Here is my way of preparing ‘Lawariya’.

Ingredients( for 4 nos Lawariya)

½ cups Roasted rice flour (String hoppers flour)
½ cup fresh grated coconut
3-4 tbspn sugar (jaggery is more better, but I used some brown sugar)
Boiling water (after the steam goes away)

Special Utensil
String hopper mould

Method

First heat a pan. When it is hot add sugar & coconut together & make it a fine mix. Adjust sugar according to your taste.



Roast the flour well and sieve it into a bowl. Add a little salt to flour.
(or use some instant Indi appa flour which you can by from a stall)
Then slowly add enough boiling water (but after the steam go out) to make a soft but not sticky dough.

Fill string-hopper mould with dough.
Squeeze the dough on to a polythene wrap as shown below in round shape. But bit bigger than the normal size of string-hoppers.

Put a scoop of prepared coconut mix on it.

Wrap it as shown below.



Then steam until it cooks well. (About 5-7 minutes).


Remove from the steamer.

Serve & enjoy!!



Sending to the event 'Flavours of Sri Lanka' started by Nayna.


Check following desserts with coconut which is sending  to above event.





19 comments:

  1. We call this Idiappam in Kerala. We usually don't add sugar while making this, but sometimes serve it with sweetened coconut milk or even with spicy curries.

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  2. Love this and looks so gud ..nice stuffing

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  3. String hoppers r our family fav...luved this version...superb

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  4. Yummy stuffed Stringhopers Amy.Awesome !.

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  5. Interesting recipe,I think i have this dish one time ,i don't expected sweet at the time,but when I try it was yummy is very similar :)
    Ridwan

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  6. Hi, I was looking at your blog. You have some amazing recipes. I am from Kerala and I haev a friend from Srilanka. She keeps telling me about how similar my cooking and Srilankan cooking are. The Srilankan recipes in your blog made me feel like i am browsing a list of kerala recipes. Both cultures must have learnt a lot from each other. Happy to follow you.

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  7. superb!! i love the idea of stuffing in it!! will surely try some time :)

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  8. absolutely delicious one...would like to give a try...looks more tempting, thanks for sharing!!
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  9. Thats a super delicious stuffed string hoppers,feel like having rite now.

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  10. wow... fabulous recipe... thanks for sharing..

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  11. Yummy yum...!!!!!
    Mouth watering snack,Amy...

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  12. Wow! thatz a delicious recipe..I always love string hoppers..you have a lovely space..happy to follow you..drop in at my blog too..

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  13. Very creaetive, Amy. I have never heard of this. Thanks for posting this.

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  14. wow, these look fabulous, very yummy recipe..

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  15. Thanks a lot friends..This is very easy to make snack for tea time...

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