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September 7, 2013

POORNA KOZHUKATTAI–MOONG DAL POORNAM-GANESH CHATURTHI RECIPES

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Every year we used to make pooranam with channa dal. This year i wanted to try the same with moong dal. My MIL told this pooranam comes out more flavourful than channa dal.So i gave a try. It was very nice & we all loved it..I think people in Andhra makes this kind of pooranam for Ganesh chaturthi. If u r really bored of making channa dal pooran , try this for a change. U’ll love it..
I wish all my friends a very happy vinayagar chaturthi Smile

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INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml
  • Rice flour -  1 cup
  • Water - 1+1/3 cup ( 1 tbsp minus) ( water quantity varies for home made rice flour)
  • Salt – A pinch
  • Gingely oil -  1tsp
For pooran
  • Yellow moong dal – 1/4 cup
  • Grated jaggery – 1/4 cup
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp

METHOD
  • In a pressure cooker base , dry roast the moong dal till it becomes golden brown with a nice aroma.Pressure cook it adding 1 cup of water.After the steam is released , open the cooker & mash the dal well with a ladle.
moong dal pooran tile1
  • To this mashed dal , add grated coconut & jaggery and mix well till it becomes thick & leave the sides of the cooker.
moong dal pooran tile2
  • U can check its consistency by making a small ball out of the stuffing. If u r able to roll a ball , consistency is just right..Keep the pooran aside and start making kozhukattai dough.
moong dal pooran tile3
  • Heat water in a bowl adding gingely oil for 2 minutes.Add this water to the measured rice flour and mix well with a ladle.Make a non-sticky dough and apply sesame oil. cover it with a wet cloth till use.
kozhukattai dough tile1
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  • Make small balls out of the dough , grease ur hands with oil and press it to make a cup shape..Keep a tsp of stuffing and close it to make a modhagam shape.
kozhukattai cup tile1
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  • Steam in idli pot after the water starts to roll boil. Cook for 10 minutes.
kozhukattai steam tile
Kozhukattai is ready !

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HOW TO SHAPE KOZHUKATTAI USING MOULD
  • Take the mould , grease it with oil.Close it and hold in ur left hand.
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  • Take a dough ball and keep it inside. Press on all the sides to spread the dough.Make a dent in the center.
kozhukattai cup tile6
  • Keep the stuffing ball and close the kozhukattai with a small piece of dough.
kozhukattai cup tile7
  • Open the mould and remove the kozhukattai carefully.Proceed similarly..
kozhukattai cup tile8

dal kozhukattai open picture



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8 comments :

  1. I like the lovely kozhukatai designs

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  2. Wonderful recipe . I will try it and post soon...thanks for sharing dear!

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  3. Yummy kozhukattai... love it all the time...

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  4. Yummy kozhukatti....design looks good,...

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  5. Very delicious and yummy kozhukattai dear, love the mould and wish u a very happy Ganesha chathurthi... Nice collection dear and nice video as well...

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  6. lovely mould and perfect modaks !

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