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Dal Kozukattai Recipe

Dal Kozukattai is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • Toor Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Jaggery powder - 1/3 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
  • 3/4 cup - Grated Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • Cashew nuts, a few
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 1 cup - Rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Dal Kozukattai:

    1. For the filling:
    2. Pressure cook the washed dal in 3 cups of water until it softens.
    3. Strain, and mix the dal with jaggery.
    4. Grind to form a coarse paste.
    5. Now mix this with the grated coconut.
    6. For the covering:
    7. Sift the rice flour to ensure that there are no lumps.
    8. Boil 2 cups of water with 1 tsp salt and 2 tsps of oil.
    9. Remove from fire, add 1/2 cup of flour, stirring the mixture well with a wooden ladle to make a smooth dough.
    10. Continue to add the remaining rice flour, a little by little, until it's smooth and soft.
    11. Cover the dough with a wet cloth to keep it moist.
    12. Now take a small portion of the rice flour dough and mould into the shape of a cup.
    13. Add the filling and close the open end.
    14. Repeat for the remaining dough and filling.
    15. Steam the kozhukattai in an idli cooker for 5 mins. Serve hot.


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