Yomari is a typical newari food which is mostly eaten at the day of yomari punhi. Yomari punhi is celebrated on full moon day of December. It is a festival which is celebrated by the people of newa community. But nowadays, it is celebrated by the whole community and people of Nepal 🇳🇵. People celebrate this festival with friends, family, relatives and even people from different cities organize different rallys and yomari making and eating events.©
- Rice flour- 500 grams
- Chakku (Molasses)-100 grams
- Sesame seed Powder – 50 gram
- Coconut powder/ grated coconut-20grams
- Cardamom powder- 5 grams
- Vegetable oil- 10 gram
- Heat a cup of water and chaku in pan at a medium heat.
- When chaku melts, add sesame powder, coconut powder and cardamom powder and stir it gently.
- Add about a spoon full of rice flour and stir it gently.
- When the paste is good (not too thick or too thin) pour it into a bowlMake the dough for yomari using rice flour and Luke warm water.
- Make a soft dough (dough should be soft because if the dough is hard the yomari will break).
- When the dough is ready cover it with soft piece of cloth and leave it for about half an hour.
- Grease your palm with cooking oil so that the dough will not stick to your hand.
- Take a small piece of dough and make it first into round then into long yomari shape.
- Make as thin as you can because more thin your wrap is more tasty yomari becomes.
- Add two teaspoon of chhaku into the wrap and slowly close the yomori top.©
- You should keep on roiling the yomari while closing the top.
- Heat the water in the steamer.
- When water boils, put yomari in steamer and let it steam for about 10 minutes.
When yomari is ready then served with flavored chaku.
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