Kozhukattai

Its time to serve a traditional sweet "Kozhukattai" for.neivedhyam.

by Paamathi Tuesday 26th of August 2014 05:44:01 PM

Ingredients for Kozhukattai

Filling

  • Scraped Coconut – 1 Cup
  • Powdered Jaggery – 1 Cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1 pinch

Kozhukattai Base

  • Rice flour – 1 Cup
  • Gingelly Oil – as Needed
  • Salt – as Needed pinch

Preparation of Sweet Kozhukattai

Filling

Soak the Jaggery in hot water and filter it to remove the impurities.

Heat the Jaggery and water mixture, untill it becomes a thick syrup.

If the Jaggery syrup got the thick consistency(like a tonic), add the Scraped Coconut and mix well.

Finally add a pinch of Cardamom powder and mix tem well, till gets thick so that we can roll it.

Base

Heat a table spoon of Gingelly oil and salt as needed.

Add the rice floor to the oil and cook them well till it becomes really thick(more than a consistency of base of chapathi.)

Turn off the stove and let it cool.

Kozhukattai

Apply oil in your palm and take a small portion of rice floor and make a ball.

Now, gently press the ball so that it becomes flat(Not so thin).

Gently press them in center, it should look like a small cup.

Take some small portion of filling and fill the cup.

Cover the sides of the cup to make Kozhukattai shape.

Repeat the above steps to make 10 to 15 Kozhukattai

Steam it for 10 to 15 minutes.

Finally, Our traditional "Sweet Kozhukattai" is ready to be served for neivedhyam.

Tips - Sweet Kozhukattai

We can also add sugar instead of jaggery.

Always cover the rice floor tightly so that it wont become try.