Vattayappam (Kerala style steamed sweetened rice cake)
Vattayappam is a speciality dish of Kerala. It is made of fermented rice dough and is one of the healthiest tea time snacks as it contains almost no oil. It is a dish prepared by the traditional Christian families of Kerala during the Easter days. The name ' Vattayappam' came from the words 'Vattam' meaning round, and appam means bread. The dishes like these always help our children to understand not only the value of traditional food but also its taste and aromatic flavours.