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Sugar free Modak Recipe / Nutty Modakam recipe / How to make moadagam with nuts – Vinayagar chaturthi recipes

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As vinayagar Chaturthi is on the way, thought of preparing something unique and healthy – mostly no sugar Modak and here evolved my Nutty Modak flavored with Honey and nuts. Let me share the recipe…

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Ingredients:

  • Nuts (Cashew nuts, Almonds, Pistachios and Walnuts) – each 8 nos
  • Rice flour (store bought) – 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Honey – 1 ½ tbsp.

Preparation:

  • Take all the nuts together in a blender and coarsely blend them.
  • Transfer it to bowl, pour in the honey and mix it well.
  • Take the rice flour in a bowl, pour in boiling water and mix it well with a spoon.
  • Knead the dough with your hands to ball.
  • Take a small portion of the dough, grease the modak mould, stuff the mould with the dough and make a hole with your index finger.
  • Stuff the filling in the hole and close the hole with dough.
  • Open the mould, gently take the modak.
  • Steam them, until they are cooked.

Serve hot or at room temperature.

Making of Nutty Modak –

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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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.

Do check out my other snack recipe in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/snacks/ and CLICK HERE for kozhukattai collections.

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Let us move on to the recipe…

CLICK HERE for Vinayagar chaturthi recipes.

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.