Monday, August 25, 2014

Aval Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai, Rice Flakes Kozhukattai


          Since it's only a few days for Vinayakar/ Ganesh Chathurthi, I wanted to make a post about some kind of kozhukattai and made these aval/ rice flakes kozhukattais. I used red rice flakes ( slight thick variety ) to make them, and jaggery since this is a sweet version. It's a very easy recipe, the kozhukattais turned out very good, with the right amount of sweetness and flavor..

Need To Have

  • Red Rice Flakes ( Slight thick variety ) - 1 cup
  • Grated Jaggery - 1/2 cup
  • Moong Dal/ Husked Split Green Gram - 1 tablespoon
  • Grated Coconut - 2 tablespoons
  • Cardamom/ Elaichi - 3

Method


          Dry roast the moong dal, wash and cook it with about 1/2 cup of water till it's cooked but holds its shape.


          Melt the jaggery with 1 cup water, strain and add it to the cooked dal.


          Then add the rice flakes ( washed and drained ) to the jaggery, bring it to a boil and cook it till the rice flakes are cooked and the mixture becomes dry.


          Add the cardamom ( take the inner pods, crush and add ) and the coconut and mix it well. Cool this mixture, then using your hand make oval shaped balls, arrange it in greased idli moulds and steam it for 7 to 8 minutes. Remove, cool it slightly and serve.


Note
Don't overcook the dal, it should break when pressed between your fingers but not a paste.
The mixture should loose all the moisture but should be sticky, so that you can make balls with your hands.
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13 comments:

  1. Lovely and delicious looking kozhukattais. Excellent pics as well.
    Deepa

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  2. wow such an tempting and delicious pidi kozhukattai with aval in it :) I wud simply love to grab some right away !!

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  3. Looks like we are in same wavelength Hema, even i prepared it..Looks fabulous..

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  4. look at the color.. love it.. so tasty

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  5. Nice pics.. kozhukattai looks so delicious...

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  6. That is a very unique recipe. I could have never imagined that rice flakes could be turned into ladoo like dessert. Too good

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  7. i love such simle pidi kozhukattais..yummy

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  8. Delicious n healthy kozhukattai !!

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  9. Aval Sweet pidi kozhukattai looks delicious love it.

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  10. luks delish dear !!! Feel free to drop by mine too when you get the time.

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  11. looks a delicious try dear,yummy ones :)

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