Kokis (කොකිස්) Recipe
Kokis is a deep-fried, crispy Sri Lankan food made from rice flour and coconut milk. Although considered as a traditional Sri Lankan dish, it is believed to have come from the Dutch. This is an important dish when celebrating Sinhala and Tamil New Year and plays a major role in the festivities.Ingredients:
- Rice flour 200g
- Coconut Milk (thick) 3/4 cup
- Egg (optional) 1
- Turmeric Powder 1/2 TSP
- Sugar 1 1/2 TBS
- Salt 1/2 TSP
- Oil For deep frying
- Mix the egg and the sugar together.
- Add salt, turmeric powder and stir.
- Add the rice flour with coconut milk and give a good stir.(Hand Works Best)
- The consistency of the mixture should be same as the Dosa batter.
- Heat oil in heavy bottom work and hold the kokis mould in the oil for few seconds until the mould get hot.
- Dip the heated mold into the batter and place the mould again into the oil.
- When you dip in the batter make sure you don't submerge it completely. Later it will be little difficult to remove from the mould.
- Once the kokis start to separate from the mould, deep fry until golden brown.
- Do the same with the remaining batter.
- You can enjoy this kokis as a tea time snack also.