Soak moong dal for 30 mins, then add into pan along with enough water, bring into boil Close the pan with lid and cook till dal is soft.
add the jaggery in the moong dal
Add the grated coconut, cooked dal and crushed cardamom
Let it cook until all comes together as a thick mass. Turn the heat off and let it cool
Now for the outer filling,heat the water in a sauce pan along with salt and ghee.
Let the water comes to boil, switch off the flame and immediately pour into the measured flour.
Mix it with spatula vigorously until all comes together.
Now take the idiyappam maker, take a log of dough and add into the idiyappam maker
Take a piece of banana leaf/butter paper and squeeze the dough into concentric circle just
then place a tbsp of filling in the center.
Now gently fold the banana leaf / butter paper so that the outer layer covers the inner filling.
Now hold the banana leaf on both sides and gently roll it from one side to other side for few times, it helps the dough to stick together and form a cylinder shape.
Place it on the greased steamer plate and steam it for 6-8 mins
Tasty Lavariya is ready