Think of Goa and the first thing that comes to our mind are pristine beaches, bustling parties, and picturesque landscapes – overall, it is a holiday paradise! However, it would be unfair to talk about the delicious food of Goa without talking about it. A heavenly blend of Portuguese, Konkani and other South Indian flavours, the traditional Goan curries and dishes all hit the right place in terms of flavor and richness. Mainly non-vegetarian dishes, seafood, chicken, mutton and pork dishes are definitely worth the hype! But, whenever we talk about Goan food, we stop at the threshold of curries and vegetables, but what about accompaniments? Flatbread and rice? What do Goans usually make out of their curry? Well, if ever this thought has crossed your mind, then we have just the answer for you.
Goa’s idli sannas are both sweet and savory
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It turns out that many Goan families rely on the soft and fluffy Steamed Rice Cake as a side dish to enjoy classic Goan curries and dishes. These rice cakes are called sanna and are a sweet and savory version of idli. There are many variations in the recipe for sunas, depending on the time of day and the food on hand. You can make sweet sannas for breakfast or evening tea; These are made from jaggery and are called Godachi sanna. You can make them a little sweet and savory with any Goan mutton or prawn curry, or you can also try one of the traditional dishes, which uses toddy (palm wine) in place of the coconut water commonly used today. ) calls for. No matter which version you try, the sanna will cook perfectly soft, puffed and delicious! Want a perfect Goan feast next time? Try making these fluffy sanyas to impress your friends and family.
How to Make Goan Sannas L Goan Idli, Sannas Recipe:
There are many versions of Sanas’ recipe, some people use urad dal while some don’t. We bring you a simple recipe that requires only basic ingredients to make these soft and delicious Goan Idlis.
Wash and soak the idli rice overnight. Make a fine paste with the help of coconut water or plain water. Coconut Add grated coconut and mix salt and sugar. Cover it and let it cook for two hours. Pour this batter into a shallow round bowl and cook in steam for about 15 minutes.
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Pair it with Goan Mutton Vindaloo or enjoy with your morning tea – let us know how you liked this Goa Idli in the comments below.