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


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


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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  • 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 –


  • 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.

Sweet Kozhukattai Recipe / Easy and simple sweet kolukattai recipe / Inippu Kolattai recipe


Sweet Kozhukattai is also one such version of kozhukattai, made with the leftover poornam and leftover rice flour, so that nothing will be wasted. This is also delicious and yummy which can be made fresh flour and freshly made poornam. Just like that after preparing maodagam, I had few leftover and assembled them as this sweet kozhukattai.

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  • Rice flour – ½ cup
  • Poornam – ¼ cup


  • Pooranam: Pressure cook bengal gram/kadala paruppu/channadal, cook grated coconut and crushed jaggery for 5 mins to rolling consistency. Mash pressure-cooked channadal/kadala paruppu with jaggery mixture.
  • Boil a ½ cup of water, pour the water little by little to the rice flour and bring it to crumbling consistency.
  • Add in the pooranam and mix it well with the rice flour.
  • Take small portions of the rice flour and shape it to medium balls.
  • Steam it for 10 – 15 mins.

Serve hot. This also can be served as offering to Lord Vinayaga on Vinayagar Chathurthi.