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Sweet Kozhukattai Recipe

Sweet Kozhukattai 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 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 cups - dry coconut, powdered
  • 1 cup - light jaggery, grated or Molasses
  • 2 cups - plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp - crushed Cardamom seeds
  • 15 to 20 - Saffron strands, rubbed in 1 tsp - hot Milk
  • How to Make Sweet Kozhukattai:

    1. Mix coconut and jaggery in a non-stick pan.
    2. Heat and cook stirring continuously to avoid burning.
    3. When mixture becomes a soft lump, add cardamom and saffron.
    4. Mix, take off fire, keep aside to cool a little.
    5. Make a thick batter of plain flour and warm water.
    6. Transfer to a large heavy deep container, cook mixture, stirring continuously.
    7. When lump resemble a soft dough, take off fire, cool to handle.
    8. Make a thick patty of a portion of flour dough, place a small lump of coconut mixture in centre.
    9. Fold and mould dough to cover filling, and shape round.
    10. After filling all kozhukattai, steam in an idle cooker or double boiler with perforated upper section.
    11. Steam for 15 mins, and serve hot or warm or cold, as desired.


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