Kozukkattai (Stuffed Rice Balls)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Rice Flour - 1 cup
  • Water - as required
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp - oil

How to Make Kozukkattai (Stuffed Rice Balls)

  • Boil the water adding the salt and the oil.
  • Add the rice flour and stir it until it forms a lump.
  • Cooking the rice flour should take only 2 minutes.
  • As soon as it is done, cover it for about 10 minutes.
  • Knead it well until it's very smooth.
  • Make little cups and stuff it with the stuffing you have prepared and steam it for about 10 mins.
  • Stuffing:
  • There are many varieties of stuffing.
  • The most popular is sweet coconut stuffing.
  • 2 cups - freshly grated coconut, 1/2 cup - jaggery powder , 1 pinch - cardamom powder.
  • Add all these ingredients in a heavy bottomed kadai with 2 tbsp of water and keep on stirring for about 10 mins or until the moisture dries.
  • It should not be too dry either.
  • Make small balls about the size of a cherry.
  • This can be prepared a day or two ahead and stored.