Sunday, September 8, 2013

Ammini Kozhukattai/ Mani Kozhukattai- Ganesh Chaturthi Special Recipes


Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated today. Sending my prayers and warm wishes to all my friends, readers and fellow bloggers on this special occasion. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!!

Ganesh Chaturthi Wishes

For Ganesh Chaturthi, we offer kozhukattais and other dishes to Lord Ganesha. Here are the few recipes I have already posted- Oats Kozhukattai, Inippu Ellu Kozhukattai, Ellu Urundai and Kondakadalai Sundal. Today I am posting another kozhukattai recipe- Ammini Kozhukattai (Rice flour balls steamed and tempered with spices). I have been wanting to post this recipe for long and never wanted to miss this time.

What are the ingredients needed?

For the dough
Rice flour, 1 cup
Water, 1 cup or as needed
Salt, as needed
Oil, 1 teaspoon

For tempering
Oil, 2 teaspoons
Mustard seeds, 1/4 teaspoon
Urad dhal, 1 teaspoon
Green chillies, 1-2 nos.
Red chillies, 2 nos
Curry leaves, 1 sprig
Asafoetida, a pinch
Grated Coconut, 1/4 cup
Salt, to taste

Ammini Kozhukattai
How it is made?
  1. Sieve the rice flour and add salt and oil to it then add the boiling water little by little and keep mixing it with a spatula. Mine took 2 tablespoons less than a cup of water. Then cover the bowl and set it aside for about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Then knead the dough, grease the palm and roll the dough into equally sized balls. 
  3. Steam cook the rice flour balls till it turns shiny.Take care not to over cook it.
  4. Then heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when they crack, add the urad dhal fry for a minute, then add red chillies, green chillies, curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida and fry for another minute or two, then add the grated coconut and then cooked kozhukattai, salt to taste and mix well till its all coated well over the kozhukattais and then turn off the heat.
  5. Serve it warm.

Notes:
  • I used a store bought rice flour, you can use idiyappam flour too or homemade rice flour too.
  • Use your personal judgement for the quantity of water. Different flour requires different quantities of water. 
  • Along with urad dhal, you can use channa dal too.
Linking this to Let's brunch on Sundays event hosted by Priya Akka and Veena.

20 comments:

  1. super cute and inviting kozhukattais Divya! Beautiful presentation, liked ur Ganesha Idol :) Happy Ganesh Chaturthi Wishes To You & Your Family!!

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  2. Thangamma, today we will prepare this in our home, Happy Vinayaga Chathurthi to You, Mappy, Sweet Thaara & Tejas Kutties !!! May God Bless You All with All Wealth & Health !!!

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  3. Love ur ganesh idol, very beautiful and prefect looking cute snow balls like kozhukattais. Happy Ganesh Chathurthi to you and your family sis.

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  4. Looks super cute.. Great clicks.. Happy chaturthi

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  6. yummy and delicious...cute kozhukattai

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  7. Cute, tempting and yummy kozhukattai

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  8. Loved the cute little vinayagar, and his cute little kozhukattai..

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  9. Nice cliks n yummy kozukattais.fetsive look in d clik.

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  10. lovely clicks and super cute kozhukatai :) they are tempting me dear !! cute vinayagar idol :)

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  11. Cute & tempting ammini kozhukattais :) Lovely clicks !

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  12. wow super tempting ammini kozhukattai and the pillayar idol s awesome... Super cute...

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  13. wow yummy recipe love to have one full bowl of it.

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  14. Love these cuties, very tempting clicks..

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  15. Awesome kozhukattais da :) i love both savoury and sweet love all your clicks

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