Goan Sannas – A melt-in-the mouth fluffy delight

Goan Sannas –  A melt-in-the mouth fluffy delight

Sannas is a melt-in-the mouth rice cake that is incredibly popular in Goa. Here is how to make sannas at home which could be enjoyed with non-vegetarian side dishes.


2 cup raw rice
2 tbsp urad dal (black gram)
½ cup flattened rice
1 tsp yeast
4 tbsp sugar

Rinse the rice and urad dal
Soak them for at least 4 hours
Wash and strain the flattened rice too
Grind the rice, urad dal, flattened rice, yeast and sugar by adding enough water (Use the water in which rice and urad dal has been soaked)
Transfer the thick batter into a bigger bowl
Mix well using your fingers
Keep aside for 6 hours for the batter to rise
Mix salt into the risen batter
Boil water in a steamer
Grease the sannas bowls using coconut oil
Place these bowls in the steamer
Fill half of the bowl with the batter
Close the lid
Cook the sannas for ten minutes.
Fluffy, bouncy sannas is ready to serve!

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