Sunday, June 17, 2018

Pidi Kozhukattai / Kara Kozhukattai Recipe / Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

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Kara Kozhukattai Recipe 

Spicy delicious kozhukattai, prepared using rice flour and tempered spices. Its a very popular recipe prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi. Its so simple to prepare and healthy delicious to eat. This savory version of rice flour dumplings / kozhukattai can be prepared in less than 20 mins. Its prepared with rice flour mixed with flavorful aromatic spices. It makes a perfect recipe for breakfast, lunchbox or for evening snacks too. Check out the healthy recipe here!

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
No. of servings: 5 persons
Calories: 350

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  • Rice flour - 2 to 3 cups
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Chana dal - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli - 1 or 2
  • Curry leaves
  • Hing / asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
  • Cashewnuts - 6 to 8
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste


  1. Prepare rice flour and keep it ready. (you can check here how to prepare rice flour at home)
  2. Also you can buy rice flour from store.
  3. Add 1 & 1/2 cup of hot water to mixing bowl. (the water should be boiling hot)
  4. Add 1 tsp of oil and 1/2 tsp of salt.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Add rice flour little by little and stir.
  7. Mix to smooth dough.
  8. Cover with lid and set aside.
  9. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in frypan / kadai.
  10. Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves, red chilli, cashewnuts and hing.
  11. Allow to splutter.
  12. Turn off flame.
  13. Add the seasonings to the dough.
  14. Add grated coconut.
  15. Mix well.
  16. Knead to smooth soft dough.
  17. Take a small ball of the dough and roll it as shown in video.
  18. Press gently to kozhukattai shape.
  19. Place in Idli plates greased with oil.
  20. Repeat the same for the rest of the dough.
  21. Steam cook the kozhukattai for 10 to 12 mins.
  22. Turn off flame.
  23. Lipsmacking healthy delicious kara kozhukattai is ready.
  24. Enjoy hot with any chutney or dip of your choice.
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