Kozhakattai

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Rice
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • One full coconut - grated
  • 4 or 5 - cardamom
  • 1/4 cup - jaggery
  • 1 tbsp - Bengal gram

How to Make Kozhakattai

  • Wash and soak rice for an hour.
  • Drain and dry and grind it to a fine powder.
  • Boil 1 cup of water with some salt and oil.
  • Add rice flour, gradually stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Simmer on a slow fire.
  • It will become a cooked paste.
  • Cool for a few minutes and form small balls - about the size of a lime.
  • Keep aside.
  • For the filling, boil Bengal gram.
  • When cooked, smash slightly and add grated coconut, cardamom and jaggery and mix well.
  • Form cups with the prepared balls and fill it up with the prepared filling and shape it up to resemble a small coconut.
  • Steam it for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

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