Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Pidi Kozhukattai / Bunch of Awards

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Pidi Kozhukattai:  ( Steamed Rice Sweet Dumplings )
Pidi Kozhukattai is yet another  South Indian authentic sweet dish...!!!
I learnt this recipe from my MIL. She makes this frequently for  neivedhyam of  Lord Ganesh  and also for serving. We are very fond of this sweet and So, I tried this easy recipe today and it came out quite well too...!!
There are two steps in making this sweet Dumplings. First to make the rice flour ready and then the pidi kozhukattai.
Here is the easy to prepare and healthy to eat recipe…
Try this fantastic Indian dish  now ...:)
Ingredients:
  • Rice Flour                     - 2 cup
  • Jaggery                       - 1 ½ cup
  • Ghee                            - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom pwd             - ¼ tsp
  • Grated coconut             - a little
  • Cashew                        - 5
Method:
To Prepare Rice Flour:
  • Soak raw rice for 1 hr.
  • Drain the water completely and spread the damp rice in a cotton towel for 30 mins.
  • Now grind the rice to fine pwd in blender.
  • Sieve the floor to remove small granules.
  • Now boil the rice flour by covering it in a damp cotton towel in idly cooker for 10 mins.
  • Allow to cool and sieve well to remove granules.
  • Rice flour ready to prepare kozhukattai.
Preparation of Kozhukattai:
  1. Melt the powdered jaggery by adding little water.
  2. Strain to remove any impurities present in it.
  3. Take this jaggery water in a non stick pan and again bring to boil.
  4. Reduce the flame and add the rice flour, cardamom pwd, grated cashew, coconut and mix well.
  5. Stir continuously till it forms thick dough.
  6. Turn off heat and allow to cool.
  1. Apply little ghee in your palm.
  2. Make a small lemon size balls out of the dough.
  3. Keep it in your palm and just press it by your fingers.
  4. Once all the dough balls are finished to “ Pidikozhukattai “ shape,  steam cook it in ghee greased idly plates.
  1. Allow to steam for 10 to 12 mins.
  2. Turn off the flame, allow to cool.
  1. Now delicious Mouthwatering  Pidi  Kozhukattais  are ready to relish…:))
Meet you in next post…until then,
Bye From,

42 comments:

  1. Love this sweet dish, thanks for sharing. And congratulations for ur awards dear :))

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  2. My all time favourite, feel like picking some..

    COngrats on ur awards..

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  3. Congrats on your awards.We make a savoury version of pidi kozhakkattai and this is new to me!!Looks scrumptious

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  4. u r making me wanting it...can i grab some ?

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  5. yummy kuzhukattai, beautiful, congrats on all your awards

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  6. Mouth-watering recipe and pic.

    Congratulations for the lovely awards!

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  7. Interesting dumplings , look really tasty.Congrats on all your awards you deserve them.

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  8. congrats for the awards and kozhukattai are taking me to back home in India ...they look just wonderful :)

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  9. Jay , my mom does it similarly.cool congrats for ur awards

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  10. I like it i like it...Congrats on all the awards Jay...

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  11. hmmmm another one of your delicacies,looks so terribly yummy:)This is an awards galore:) My heartiest congratulations to you Jay:)!!!

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  12. its totally new dish to me, looks yummy! congrats on ur well deserved awards!

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  13. Delicious Pidi kozhukattai.

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  14. மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...வாழ்த்துகள் ஜெய்..

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  15. looks soooo tempting....
    congrats on ur award.

    you have a sweet surprise in my blog...

    http://kurinjikathambam.blogspot.com/2010/12/award-and-spicy-puffed-rice.html

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  16. Yummy kuzukattai
    Cograts on your awards

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  17. Dear Friends,
    Thank you very much..! It is all rather exciting..

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  18. Thanks Kurinji for Awarding me...:)
    Have a nice day..!!!

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  19. lovely sweet dish! and congrats

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  20. newand lovrely sweet dish
    congs

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  21. i love sweets with jaggery,this is a nice one and i like the bright colur of the vellam.

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  22. wow!! jayyy this is mouth watering and sounds easy to make as well!! thank you for sharing the recipe..:)

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  23. yumm. i am drooling here..looks very tempting.

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  24. totally new dish to me, looks yummy! congrats on ur well deserved awards! :) :)

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  25. the presentation is simply stellar...
    lovely

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  26. Yummy Dish and congrats on your awards dear!!!

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  27. kozhukkatta looks yummy.. love ur space.. following u..

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  28. dumplings looks perfect. Congrats on ur awards.


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  29. Thanks for stopping by jay - You have a pretty neat outfit here and heart congrats on your awards - Well deserved :-)

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  30. Yummm...Love these traditional n authentic recipes..

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  31. I too was thinking for a while to make this,long time since I made this,love this very much! Has come out perfect for you!

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  32. Congrats on your awards dear..wish you many more...
    Nice dumplings..so yummy and tempting.

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  33. my neighbour gave this sweet to us last month and I loved the taste. thanks for sharing this and a big congratulations for all these awards.

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  34. looks yummy and congrats on the awards ....... Also Thanks for sharing .......

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  35. Congrats Jay! Kozhakatti looks so tempting!

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  36. ♥♥ Olá, amiga!
    ♥ A receita é tudo de bom!!!Com todos esses ingredientes deliciosos.♥♥
    Seu blog está muito bonito. ♥
    ♥ Beijinhos.
    Brasil♥♥

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  37. First time your blog,love your recipes !!!
    http://essence-de-life.blogspot.com/

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  38. looks good,yummy n amazing...Congrats Jaya...

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  39. lovely and delicious....

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  40. Would love to have one of these yummilicious kozhukattai with my cuppa now.

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  41. THIS IS SOMTHING NEW DISH..LOOKS SOO GOOD..AND CONGRATES ON UR AWARDS JAY..

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