Steamed Watalappan

Egg, jaggery and coconut milk custard. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Steamed Watalappan
Main Ingredients Eggs, jaggery
Cuisine Sri Lankan
Course Desserts
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Steamed Watalappan

  • 5 Eggs
  • 3/4 cup jaggery grated
  • 1/4 cup Coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Clove powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup Cashewnuts roughly chopped
  • for greasing Ghee


  1. Break eggs and put into a bowl, add jaggery, coconut milk, nutmeg powder, cinnamon powder, powdered cloves and green cardamoms and half the cashewnuts and whisk well to make a smooth batter.
  2. Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Grease individual serving bowls with some ghee.
  3. Pour a ladleful of batter in each bowl, cover each bowl with aluminium foil, place them in the steamer, cover and steam for thirty five to forty minutes.
  4. 4.Remove the aluminium foil, garnish with remaining cashewnuts and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1401
Carbohydrates 155.1
Protein 41.9
Fat 67.9