Mai’s Recipes



  • Servings: 10-12
  • Difficulty: Average
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  • 2 cups boiled rice (matta rice works well)
  • ¾ cup fresh coconut, grated
  • Salt to taste


Wash and soak rice for 3 to 4 hours.

Grind to a paste with the coconut and salt adding as little water as possible. In case the rice paste has excess moisture, microwave for a minute at a time, until the paste is dry and easy to handle.

Form into 2” diameter balls, make a depression with your thumb.

Steam for 20 to 25 minutes till done.

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