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Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe


Sep 18, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Sweeten up your Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations with a delicious Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai recipe. Roasted rice and chana dal are ground and blended with a sweet jaggery base infused with cinnamon and ginger powder for a delicious laddoo filling befitting Lord Ganesha Himself.

INGREDIENTS

    1 cup raw rice, soaked for 1 hour and drained
    ¼ cup chana dal, soaked for 1 hour and drained
    1 cup jaggery, chopped
    2 cups water
    ½ tsp cardamom powder
    ½ tsp dry ginger powder
    ½ cup grated coconut
    2 tbsp ghee

DIRECTIONS

– Dry roast dal and rice till it gives a faint aroma.
– Cool and grind to a fine rava. Keep aside.
– Combine jaggery and water. Bring to boil along with some ghee, cardamom, dry ginger, and coconut.
– Add rice and dal rava . Stir well, adding ghee in between. Cook on a low flame for 5 minutes, covered with a lid. When all the moisture has soaked up, keep aside to cool.
– Once cool, shape into kozhakkatai.
– Shape into kozhakattai or roundels.
– Grease idli plate with ghee/ oil and arrange the pieces. Steam for 10 to 12 minutes.
– Offer as Prasad.

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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