Dal Kozukattai

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Total Time:
45-60 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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  • Toor dal - 1/2 cup
  • Jaggery powder - 1/3 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • 3/4 cup - Grated jaggery
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • Cashew nuts, a few
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 1 cup - Rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Dal Kozukattai

  • For the filling:
  • Pressure cook the washed dal in 3 cups of water until it softens.
  • Strain, and mix the dal with jaggery.
  • Grind to form a coarse paste.
  • Now mix this with the grated coconut.
  • For the covering:
  • Sift the rice flour to ensure that there are no lumps.
  • Boil 2 cups of water with 1 tsp salt and 2 tsps of oil.
  • Remove from fire, add 1/2 cup of flour, stirring the mixture well with a wooden ladle to make a smooth dough.
  • Continue to add the remaining rice flour, a little by little, until it's smooth and soft.
  • Cover the dough with a wet cloth to keep it moist.
  • Now take a small portion of the rice flour dough and mould into the shape of a cup.
  • Add the filling and close the open end.
  • Repeat for the remaining dough and filling.
  • Steam the kozhukattai in an idli cooker for 5 mins. Serve hot.