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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Samai Upma Kozhukkatai - Little Millet Undrallu - Millets Kara Kadubu.

Millets Kara Kozhukkatai is a healthy breakfast or Dinner recipe made with Millets of your Choice. I used Little Millets to make this kozhukkatai.It is also known as  (Hindi: Kutki; Tamil: Samai; Telugu: Sama; Kannada: Same; Malayalam: Chama).High fiber levels in millet make for an ideal cholesterol-lowering approach.Millet is a grain that should also be included on your list of heart-healthy choices because of its status as a good source of magnesium.Today we will learn to make Millets Upma kozhukkatai or Millets Undrallu.

Saamai Upma Kozhukkatai

Prep Time : 10  min. 
Cook Time :30 minutes
Recipe Category: Millets Recipe
yield  :  20 kozhukkatai


Samai Rice/Little Millets - 1 cup (Any  millets of your choice)
Moongdal - 2 tbsp.
water - 2 + 1/2 cup.
Coconut(Grated) - 3 tbsp.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Urad dal - 1 tsp.
Red chillies - 3.
hing - a Generous Pinch.
Curry leaves - 1 sprig.
oil - to fry.


Soak the saamai Rice for 1/2 an hour in water.
Grate the Coconut & keep it aside.


  • Heat the oil,add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dal,Red chillies, & curry leaves.
  • When urad dal turns Golden brown colour, add hing, give a quick mix.
  • Now  add moong dal & 1/2 cup of water. Let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Then add 2 cups of water.

  • When water starts boiling, drain the water & add samai.Cook in medium flame.
  • When water was almost absorbed, add grated Coconut give a quick mix.

  • Switch off the flame,when all the water is absorbed.
  • When it is warm, grease your  hands with oil & hold oval shaped dumpling or  as balls, as you desire.
  • Then Grease idli plates or steaming plates, arrange kozhukkatai carefully on it & steam cook for  12 - 14  minutes.

  • Serve hot with any chutneys.
  • I used Samai arisi to make kozhukkatai,you can use varagu,thinai or kuthiraivali millet.
  • Soaking the millets gives softness to kozhukkatai.
  • Always serve hot, else it becomes dry.



Sundari Nathan said...

Healthy and yummy kozhukattai!! lovely evening snack!!

Traditionally Modern Food said...

Healthy Kozhukattai

Unknown said...

Looks absoluelty deeeeelicious!

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