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Updated: Nov 7, 2023

Sannas are Goan /Mangalorean version of idlis. Steamed soft spongy rice cakes .


3 cups rice [I used broken basmati rice]

soak rice for 4 hrs .

1 cup descicated coconut

1 cup coconut milk

If using coconut powder to make coconut milk then use 1 cup warm water and 3 tsp milk powder and mix well.

1 tsp fresh yeast or half tsp dry yeast

2 tsp sugar

water for grinding

1 cup cooked rice or 1 cup poha


Take yeast , sugar and lukewarm water, stir well and keep for 15 ,20 mins.

Grind the rice ,desiccated coconut, poha or cooked rice along with the coconut milk to a smooth consistency, adding some amount of water ..

Add the yeast mixture and mix well . Keep covered in a warm place for 4 to 5 hours or till fermented. Once fermented add salt to taste

Brush idli moulds or steel bowls with oil. Add the batter into these moulds and steam for 12 to 15 mins.

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