Rice and lentil cake – savoury cake

I have always admired the beautiful baking recipes by pearls of east. This idea of savory cake using rice and lentil sounded really interesting. I wanted to make it as soon as I saw it. So I made this for a sunday brunch. Its actually a traditional oriya recipe called poda pitta. Hers has come totally brown while mine is white in the inside. The probable reason must be because I used light brown sugar. So the batter was creamish in colour. You can try adding jaggery. But anyway, it is the taste that matters. We enjoyed it. Thanks for the lovely recipe.

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Rice and lentil cake - savoury cake
Course breakfast
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course breakfast
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak the rice and udid dal overnight. Grind them to a coarse paste next day. Keep aside for 2 hours.Put together sugar, baking powder, cardamom powder, pepper, ginger and salt. Add them to above mix. Then add grated coconut, raisins, date, and nuts and mix well. Grease a baking pan with ghee and pour the batter. Preheat the oven at 180c and bake for 30 to 40 minutes till the knife comes out clean.
Recipe Notes

Cool for sometime. Slice and serve.

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22 thoughts on “Rice and lentil cake – savoury cake”

  1. Hi Sowmya,

    Been very busy and I posted very little the last few months. I am visiting your blog after a very long time. Nice to see the rice cake. IT is very good for kids who have gluten problem. thanks for the recipe.

  2. Wow Sowmya,I am glad that u liked the traditional cake.We all like and infact easy to make for brunch.Thanks for trying out and the sweet notes.These notes are very precious.

  3. This looks delicious…what an unique and creative idea…I agree with Vaishali pearls does have some really creative ideas on her site…

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