Happy Ganesha Chaturthi to all. We make lots of kozhukkattai varieties as neivethyam for Lord Ganesha. One such kozhukkattai we make at our home is ulundu kozhukkattai which is prepared with ured dhal. Ured dhal is ground along with chillies and salt and then steamed , then crumbled to make this kozhukkattai.
After all Diwali sweets and snacks, today I thought of making some healthy breakfast. So I made Kambu or Bajra kozhukkattai with tomato chutney. Pearl millet is very powerful in controlling diabetes due to its high fiber content, it tends to digest slowly and release glucose at a slower rate as compared to other foods. It has the … [Read more…]
Pal Kozhukkattai is a famous Chettinadu sweet prepared from milk, coconut milk and rice flour balls. It takes little effort to do this but worth an effort. This can be done for any festival very easily. I have added sugar. if you are health conscious you can add jaggery also and make. This looks like … [Read more…]
Salt kozhukkattai or ullundu kozhukkattai is another type of kozhukkattai made in our home. For this we have to use ured dhal as a filling. I have given the recipe here. Ingredients : Ured dhal / ullundu – ½ cup Red chillies – 2 Curry leaves – 1 twig (finely chopped) Oil … [Read more…]
There are different types of filling made to stuff inside the kozhukattai. This one is the traditonal one with jaggery. Some will make with sugar instead of jaggery. If you use sugar, take sugar syrup with little water and add grated coconut to it. Ingredients : Grated coconut – 1 cup Jaggery – … [Read more…]
We have to make kozhukkattai choppu or outer covering for stuffing the pooranam. I am giving the procedure for making the choppu here. You have to make this carefully by touching your hands in oil preferably gingilly oil. Otherwise the choppu will break. Care should be taken that you should not stuff too much fillings. … [Read more…]