BREAKFAST Lavariya – Sweet Dumpling String Hoppers Dhanish April 1, 2013454 views05 comments Add to favorites 0 Share Dhanish April 1, 2013 Lavariya is a popular tea time snack in Sri Lanka. Sometimes we serve during breakfast too. Original recipe of lavariya is made with coconut and jaggery. But I have added moong dhal to enhance the taste. Print Lavariya - Sweet Dumpling String Hoppers Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Category: Sweets Cuisine: Sri Lankan Yield: 4 Serving Size: 3-4 Ingredients Jaggery - 1/2 Cup Water - 1 TBS Cooked Moong Dhal - 1/2 Cup Grated Coconut - 3/4 Cup Sugar - 2 TBS Cardamom Powder - 1/4 TSP Salt - a pinch To make STRING HOPPER click here Instructions Pressure cooker the moong dhal with a pinch of salt for up to 3 whistles. And set aside. Prepare the coconut mixture. Heat a heavy bottom pan and add jaggery with 1 tbs of water and melt the jaggery slowly. Once the jaggery fully melted, add the cooked moong dhal. Add the freshly grated coconut and stir. Add the sugar, cardamom powder along with a pinch of salt. Stir continuously. Keep stirring until the mixture is thick and leaves the sides of the pan. Set aside. Meanwhile prepare the string hopper dough Place the dough in a string hopper mould and press the both handle to squeeze onto banana leaf or any oiled paper. Place one heaped teaspoon of the coconut mixture in the center of the string hopper and fold the baking paper/banana leaf. Press the edges to seal properly. Slip the folded lavariya on to steamer and steam for 10 to 15 minutes in batches. Notes This time i used store bought string hopper flour to make this lavariya. You can make the string hopper using the rice flour or wheat flour follow this link to make the traditional string hoppers. 4.20 http://www.mysrilankanrecipe.com/lavariya-sweet-dumpling-string-hoppers/ Copyright ©My Sri Lankan Recipes 2017 Tagged in:BreakfastCoconutDessertsSri LankanSweets Previous post Green Beans Masala Curry Next post Potato Masala Fry Join the discussion Looks lovely and cute I must say, it is like pooran or the stuffing peeping out of the mold 🙂 It looks more like mothakam!! Very nice recipe!! Reply Thanks Pavithra, Yes it is similar to the Modhak, Actually the traditional filling is just coconut and jaggery. 🙂 Reply wow nice filling beautiful click. Reply Thanks Janani Reply Very interesting points you have remarked, thank you for putting up. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You have already voted, only comments are available.Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Name * Email * Website Related posts View November 20, 2017 CHRISTMAS Christmas Tree Kisses/ Meringue RecipeNovember 20, 20170No ratings yet0 commentsDhanish November 20, 2017 View November 1, 2017 SNACKS Sri Lankan Mixture RecipeNovember 1, 20172No ratings yet0 commentsDhanish November 1, 2017 View October 17, 2017 SWEETS Easy Kaju Katli RecipeOctober 17, 20172No ratings yet0 commentsDhanish October 17, 2017 Back to top error: Content is protected !!