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September 5, 2013

EASY ULUNDU KOZHUKATTAI RECIPE – GANESH CHATURTHI RECIPES

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We usually make ulundu kozhukattai by stuffing ulundu pooranam .But my MIL makes an easy , no stuffing version too. I wanted to share this recipe for beginners to make in this Ganesh chaturthi.I couldn’t click step by step pictures . Soon i’ll update it. This method is very easy.No stuffing job is needed. So it takes less time to prepare..This kozhukattai is not only easy to make but also a healthy , protein packed recipe Smile..
Do check out my Easy , no cooking sweet pooranam recipe if interested !

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INGREDIENTS
 1 cup - 200ml
  • Rice flour – 1 cup
  • White round urad dal – 1/3 cup
  • Green chillies – 2 - 3 nos
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Hing –1/4 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Salt  – as needed
  • Water – 1.5 –2 cups
To temper
  • Coconut oil – 1tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Hing – A big pinch

METHOD
  • Wash n soak urad dal for 30 minutes. Drain the water & grind it along with green chillies , ginger , salt & hing to a coarse paste without adding water.Set aside
  • In a kadai , heat oil and temper mustard seeds ,curry leaves & hing. Add 1.5 – 2 cups of water & required salt. Add the ground urad dal paste and grated coconut.Allow it to boil for few minutes.
  • When the water starts to roll boil , simmer the flame and add 1 cup of rice flour and mix well to make a dough without lumps. The dough will leave the sides and thickens.
  • Remove & let it warm. Grease ur hands with oil and knead the dough.Take a lemon sized ball and pat it slightly to make it flat.
  • Arrange them in a greased idli plate & steam it for 10-15 minutes .
Remove & serve !

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NOTE
  • Addition of coconut oil gives a nice flavor for this kozhukattai. U can also use cooking oil for tempering.. Adding hing gives a nice smell  . So add it generously..
  • Water quantity may vary.Please consider the above quantity as reference & adjust as per the flour.

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12 comments :

great-secret-of-life said...

looks yum.. Something diff.. Love it

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Very new and interesting

AparnaRajeshkumar said...

very new to me ! i have not seen this so far :) good one !

divya said...

the dish looks so appetizing !!Will taste great as well :-)

Unknown said...

tempting and yummy kozhukkatai

Divya Shivaraman said...

those little kozhukatai for vinayagar looks amazing...

Unknown said...

wow this version of kozhukattai looks delicious and make me hungry :) prefect for this festive season :) ganesh ji is going to be very happy seeing so many version of kozhukattai for him :)

Vikis Kitchen said...

Very nice version of kolukattai chitra. Looks delicious. Happy Vinayagar Chathurthi !

Unknown said...

Looks super tempting..I make with the stuffing and slightly oval shaped..

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

this is something new to me...sounds interesting and looks delicious

Sona said...

This sounds new to me, looks delicious.

jaya's recipes said...

Your recipes are so unique never tasted this one.will surely try and let u know.