Rice kozhukattai
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Rice kozhukattai

Kozhukattai is a South Indian recipe and there are many variants of it, both sweet and salted. One of them is rice kozhukattai which is a breakfast item.

Meenakshy Ramachandran

Ingredients

1-serving
  1. 1.5 Cups Rice Raw Rice Boiled / Raw
  2. 1/2 Cup Coconut Grated
  3. 4 - 5 Chillies Red
  4. 1/2 Tablespoon Mustard Seeds
  5. Salt
  6. Oil

Method

30 mins
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    Soak rice in water overnight and keep it aside.

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    Grind rice to a coarse mixture alongwith salt and very little water.

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    When the coarse mixture is ready, add grated coconut to it and grind again. Make sure the mixture is not very fine.

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    Heat a little oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds. Add red chillies to it and roast them.

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    Add the mixture to it and keep on stirring till it turns thick and no trace of water remains. Remove it from the stove.

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    After the mixture cools, prepare oval balls out of it. You can use a little water to aid the shaping process.

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    Steam the balls in a pressure cooker using an ordinary vessel or an idli steamer. Add 2.5 cups of water to the cooker.

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    Steam for 20 minutes and serve kozhukattai with chutney.

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