Pidi kozhukattai

by - January 13, 2011


This is very easy & simple recipe I used to do every month for Sangadahara Chaturthi.

Ingredients:

Rice flour or Raw rava- 1 cup
Jaggary - 3/4 cup
Fresh Cocunut - 1/4cup grated or chopped
Water - 2 cups or required
Cardamon powder - 1/4 tsp
Ghee - 1tsp
Salt - A pinch
Oil - for rubbing the hands

Method:

For store bought Rice flour / Rice Rava:

Fry Rice flour in a dry pan until nice aroma comes. (OR)
Fry Rice rava in a dry pan until it turns to golden colour.

For Raw rice:

Soak rice for 1/2 hour, drain & spread it on a cloth to dry.for 15 ~ 20 minutes.
Rice should be moist but not wet after drying.
Grind it in a mixer grinder into fine paste. Sieve the flour & remove the coarse particle and discard it.
Steam or Fry rice flour & keep it ready.

For Kozhukattai


  • Cut Jaggery into small pieces &  Boil it  in 2 cups of  water.
  • When it starts to boil, remove & drain the jaggery water in a tea filter to remove dust from the it.
  • Add Filtered  jaggery water to rice flour & the add Grated coconut, Salt, Ghee, Cardamon powder to the mixture. Mix well & allow it to cool.


  • When it cool make small balls & place them in your palm and close your fists to get the desired shape.
  • Steam them in idli cooker for ten minutes & serve.
(Note : Apply oil to your hands while making kozhukattai to avoid flour sticking to your hands. If you are using  Rice rava, Again boil the filtered jaggery water & add rica rava to it & stir well to avoid lumps and follow the same procedure.)

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    5 comments

    1. Hi sara,

      first time here,kozhukkatai luks delicious...

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    2. Super yummy kozhukattai...perfect noruku theeni for evenings..What Saras, U've also started making Norukku theeni recipes nowadays...And u make me drool and wanting to have it imme..

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    3. kozhukkatai looks really nice..
      Thanks for sharing step by step picture explanation..
      RecipeRaaga

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    4. Thats a great looking kozhukattais, love it..

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    5. every time i visit your blog i see the name of a new ingredient i never heard of. thanks

      have a wonderful weekend

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