Sweet Kozhukattai

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 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

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