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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Kara kozhukatai - Pidi kozhukattai - Uppu Kudumulu -with stepwise pictures

Kara kozhukkatai or pidi kozhukkatai is a vinayakar chathurthi recipe, made with rice,coconut and temperings. it can also be had as an evening snack or tiffin.
Kara  kozhukattai


idli Rice - 1 cup.
Red chillies -4
salt - for taste.
oil -to fry.
coconut - 2 tbsp.
cilantro - for Garnishing.

Mustard Seeds - 1tsp.
chana Dal - 2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.


Wash and soak the idli Rice for 4 to 5 hrs or overnight.

Dough Preparation 
  •  Grind the Soaked idli Rice along with salt. 
  • Batter consistency  should be moderate .
  • Heat the oil  add mustard seeds when it splutters add chana dal,urad dal, red chillies, curryleaves  when dal's turns brown  add the batter.

  • Stir the batter for  every few seconds till the batter become almost thick, then stir continuously till it comes in the form of dough and it leaves the sides of kadai.

  •  Take the Dough and  hold the balls, by using fingers.  
  • Take Idli plates, wash it and  place  the  balls over it and  for steam it for 10 to 12  min.
  • Serve hot.