Sesame Seeds Poorna Kozhukattai

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - black sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - chopped coconut
  • 1/2 cup - grated jaggery
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • Cashewnuts - a few
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 cup - rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • For kozhakattai mavu:
  • 3/4 cup - raw rice
  • 1.25 cup - water
  • 1/4 cup - milk
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - salt

How to Make Sesame Seeds Poorna Kozhukattai

  • Wash and soak rice in water for 45 minutes.
  • Drain and spread on paper towel for 5 mins.
  • Grind thoroughly and sieve to get a smooth and fine powder.
  • Boil water in a pan with salt, oil and milk.
  • When water boils, add rice flour.
  • Remove from flame and mix and knead the rice flour well.
  • Wrap it in a wet cloth and leave it for 10 mins.
  • Meanwhile, soak the black sesame seeds in water for 10 mins.
  • Drain the seeds, spread on a kitchen towel.
  • When dry roast in a pan and when it starts to splutter remove from fire.
  • Cool and powder in a grinder.
  • Add the jaggery and grind it for a while.
  • Fry the cashew in the ghee and then add it in the sesame mixture and to this add cardamom powder
  • Make small balls out of this mixture and keep in a plate.
  • Smear oil in hand and shape rice flour dough into a cup and then in the middle of it add the sesame seeds poorana ball and then close the edges and keep it aside.
  • Steam cook all these kozhukattai in a Idli plate in the cooker for 5 mins.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen