Sweet Whole Moong Dal Kozhukattai

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For cover:
  • 1 cup - Rice flour
  • 1.25 cup - Water
  • Salt - a pinch
  • 1 tbsp - Oil
  • For Stuffing:
  • 1 cup - Whole moong dal (pressure cooked and mashed)
  • 3/4 cup - Jaggery
  • 1/4 cup - Grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom powder

How to Make Sweet Whole Moong Dal Kozhukattai

  • Boil water with salt and oil.
  • Slowly add the rice flour and mix it continuously with a spatula. Turn off the heat, close the vessel with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Wet your hands and mix the dough well. Make medium sized balls from the cooked rice dough.
  • Meanwhile, take the jaggery in a pan, add a quarter cup of water, bring everything to boil.
  • Strain this jaggery syrup and reheat along with the mashed whole moong dal, cardamom powder and grated coconut. Cook everything on medium flame.
  • When the mixture turns thick, turn off the stove and let it cool completely.
  • Make medium sized balls with this filling and keep aside.
  • Grease your fingers and flatten the rice balls into small poori shapes.
  • Place the whole moong dal filling in the centre and seal the edges together, rolling it up into round balls.
  • Steam cook the kozhukattais for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve warm.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe