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Easy Kozhukattai recipes /Simple Kolakattai Recipes / Kolukattai collections / Easy Modak & Mothagam & Modakam Recipes

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Kozhukattai or Kolukattai is a popular south Indian sweet dumpling made with rice flour and stuffed with grated coconut and jaggery or boiled dals and jaggery or boiled dals, jaggery and grated coconut and it is also known as Modak in North India. Also kozhukattai’s are made not only with rice flour but also with millet and wheat flour. It is eaten as a form of breakfast or as a teas time snack. In Tamilnadu, this it traditionally prepared on vinayagar Chaturthi or Ganesha Chaturthi rand offered to Lord Vinayaga. Also these are made on Puratasi Sani and offered for Lord Vishnu.

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Chickpeas are healthy and are also delicious. They have buttery texture, when boiled and fried it adds on more taste to the food. This can be served as breakfast and also evening snack. It contains too much of protein and also helps in weight loss. Most commonly this is done as an offering to Lord Vinayaga on Vinayagar chaturthi and Goddess Saraswathi on Saraswathi puja.

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Ingredients:

  • White Chickpeas – 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split Blackgram – ¼ tsp
  • Red chillies – 3 nos
  • Curry leaves – a strand
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated Coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tsp

Preparation:

  • Soak the chickpeas overnight.
  • Boil the chickpeas. Be careful it should be boiled but should not be mashed.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Put mustard, blackgram, curry leaves and red chillies.
  • Put chickpeas and salt. Fry them for 5 mins till the raw smell leaves off.
  • Put the coconut and fry them for 5 mins till the raw smell goes off.

Serve hot.

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Spicy Ammini Kozhukattai recipe / Spicy Steamed Rice balls – Vinayagar chaturthi recipes

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Spicy kozhukattai is a very simple and easy recipe, but delicious and tastes little spicy. You can adjust the spiciness by adjusting the quantity of red chilies or it would also be good with red chilies.

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Ingredients:

  • Rice flour – ½ cup
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split black gram – ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Red chilies – 4 nos
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tsp

Making of Spicy Ammini Kozhukattai –

Preparation:

  • Take the rice flour in a wide mouth bowl along with ½ tsp of salt.
  • Heat the water and let it boil.
  • Pour in the boiling water little by little, mix it well with a spoon to rolling consistency.
  • Grease your palm with oil, take small portions of rice flour and start rolling it to small balls.
  • Steam the balls for 10 to 15 mins.
  • Heat the leftover oil in a kadhai, add in the mustard seeds, black gram and curry leaves.
  • Wait until the crackle. Add in the steamed rice balls, give a stir for few seconds.
  • Remove it to a plate.

Serve hot for breakfast or snack. This can also be served as an offering to Lord Vinayaga on Vinayagar Chathurthi.