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Kozhikatta Recipe

Kozhikatta is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Rice Flour - 2 cups
  • Grated Coconut - 1.5 cups
  • Jaggery - to taste
  • Cardamom Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Boiling water - enough to make a dough
  • Salt - to taste
  • How to Make Kozhikatta:

    1. For the filling, mix the grated coconut, cardamom powder and scraped jaggery.
    2. Add boiling water and salt to the rice flour and mix it with a spoon first and then knead to a soft dough when it cools down a bit.
    3. Take some dough about the size of a small orange and make it to a ball and then flatten it by pressing it on the palm of one hand using the other hand.
    4. It should not break.
    5. Now, place a tbsp of coconut jaggery filling in the center and cover it up to form a ball.
    6. Repeat till all the flour is used up.
    7. Steam these balls in a pressure cooker or idli vessel till cooked.
    8. Serve hot or cold.


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