Saturday, September 11, 2010

Sweet Kozhukattai / Modakam for Vinayagar Chaturthi


Dear Friends, Wish you all a very happy Vinayagar Chaturthi. May the God shower you with success in all that you do. Thanks to all for your wishes on my yesterday's post.

Ingredients :

For filling :

1. coconut - 1/2 Cup(Grated)
2. Jaggery - 1/2 Cup (Powdered)
3. Channa Dhal - 1/2 Cup
4. Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp

For outer covering :

1. Rice flour - 1 Cup
2. Water - 3/4 Cup - 1 Cup
3. Salt - 1/2 tsp
3. oil





Procedure :

1. Pressure cook the channa dhal.
2. Mash the dhal.
3. Take a little water in a pan. Add jaggery and cardamom powder.
4. Once jaggery get dissolved, add the coconut and channa dhal.
5. Mix them well without any lumps.
6. Wait till they become thick.
7. Cool and roll in to small balls.
8. In a bowl, take rice flour,salt and hot water.
9. Knead well and make a soft dough.
10.Grease your palms with oil. Take little amount of dough and make a ball.
11. Now, press it with your fingers gently to flatten the ball and then make a cup shape.
12. Place the filling inside. Now, bring the edges of the cup together and make a beak shape at the top.
13. Grease idly plates with oil and place the kozhukattai.
14. Steam cook for 5 to 10 minutes.

25 comments:

Unknown said...

Khozhukattai luks very soft and perfect nithu,love the pics...

Akila said...

wow what a lovely kozhukattai...

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Suji said...

Happy Ganesh chathurthi to you n family NIthu..Kozhukattais looks perfect...

Elaichii said...

Lovely kozhakattai! i am at work and drooling over it!

Unknown said...

Hi Nithu,

Happy Vinayagar chathurthi to you!!

Modahams are yummy...send me some...give me some info on the event dear

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Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

Shubh Ganesh chaturthi to you Nithu. the modak looks divine.

Unknown said...

very nice khozhukattai

Torviewtoronto said...

love this delicious

Sulagna said...

Looks awesome..Thanks for sharing the recipe !!

Nithya said...

Wow.. lovely looking modak. Yummy :)

Unknown said...

Happy Vinayak chaturthi to you too dear. Those modaks look delicious.

sonu said...

wish too VERY HAPPY GANESH CHATURTHI !this modakams look yum and beautiful !

Suja Manoj said...

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi...mothakas looks truly divine

Sadhana Valentina said...

That looks yummmmmmmm....

NIDHYA said...

Kozhukattai looks yum. Happy Chathurthi to you..

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Unknown said...

Wish you the same dear..lovely modakam....

Suneetha's kitchen said...

looks so soft and yummy

Nammaruchi.blogspt.com said...

Happy Ganesh chaturthi to you and your family..Yummy modaks..

kitchen queen said...

Happy ganesh chathurthi to u Nithu the kozhukattais look so soft and divine.

Priya Suresh said...

Prefect looking modakams..

Eatomaniac :) said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and happy Ganesh chathurthi! Kozhakattais look very tempting. I'm hosting a Mother's Recipe Fest on my blog this month. Come join in the festivities. (www.eatomaniac.com)

Raks said...

Kozhukattai has come out very nice,looks perfect nithu!

Anudeepa Kadiresan said...

Nithu you should have posted one day before....i tried and it was rough and sticky....thanks for this recipe.

Menaga Sathia said...

delicious & perfect modhagam...

Jaleela Kamal said...

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