Sannas Recipe

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  • 2 cups boiled rice
  • 2 cups raw rice
  • 1 tbsp dry yeast or 1/2 bottle toddy
  • 3 tbsp sugar (or to taste)


  1. Wash and soak each of the each kind of rice and the lentils overnight or for 8 hours, separately.
  2. Then grind all the three together to a fine paste with the coconut milk.
  3. Put the dry yeast in a bowl with sugar and 3 tablespoons warm water.
  4. When it froths, add it to the ground batter.
  5. Add salt to taste and keep aside for 5 hours till it doubles in quantity.
  6. Get the steaming vessel ready on medium flame with the required amount of water in it.
  7. Put a tablespoonful of the batter into each of the moulds/ aluminuim bowls and steam on medium heat till the sannas are fluffy and done right through (around 15 mins) or when a skewer pierced into one comes out clean.
  8. All of them may not go into the steamer in one round so do them in batches.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 666.78 Kcal (2792 kJ)
Calories from fat 101.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.3g 17%
Sodium 9.84mg 0%
Potassium 465.38mg 10%
Total Carbs 124.32g 41%
Sugars 5.6g 22%
Dietary Fiber 10.08g 40%
Protein 16.94g 34%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 4%
Iron 8mg 44%
Calcium 32.2mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 333.39 Kcal (1396 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.65g 17%
Sodium 4.92mg 0%
Potassium 232.69mg 10%
Total Carbs 62.16g 41%
Sugars 2.8g 22%
Dietary Fiber 5.04g 40%
Protein 8.47g 34%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 4%
Iron 4mg 44%
Calcium 16.1mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.5
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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