Goan Sannas 



Ready In:

40 minutes




  • 2 Cup Idli rice/paraboiled rice
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/4 Cup Split black gram dal
  • Water for making a paste
  • 2 Tbsp Granulated white sugar
  • 1 Tsp Yeast
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil/Ghee (for greasing sanna molds)


Step by Step Instructions

  • Soak both the rice and urad dal separately overnight.
  • Blend both rice and urad dal separately and transfer them to a mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Now add grated coconut, with salt and 1 tbsp sugar, mix well and set is aside.
  • Now mix the yeast and 1 tbsp sugar in a bowl stir gently and set it aside. Let it rise.
  • After you see the rise in the yeast mixture pour it on to the rice and dal batter and ferment it over night or about 3 hours.
  • Now pour water into the steaming pot and grease the molds with the oil or ghee(optional) and pour the batter about half of the way.
  • Now put the mold stand in the steamer and steam for 15-20 mins or at least till they are cooked.
  • When cooked remove the molds from the steamer and let them cool.
  •  You can serve them with chutney or curry of your choice.