kozhukattai Flour - Recipe

Serves 6
Preparation Time 35 min
Cooking Time 15 min


500 grams SVS kozhukattai flour

100 grams Onion, finely chopped

1 Teaspoon mustard

1 Tablespoon urad dhal

50 grams Cooking oil

1 Tablespoon chopped coriander

2-4 Green chillies, finely chopped

1 Inch ginger, finely chopped

Salt, to taste

100 grams Shredded fresh




Heat the large frying pan with 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the mustard and dhal to the hot oil.

When it splutters add the green chillies, ginger and onion. Stir fry for about 2-3 minutes.

Add in the rice batter with coconut and salt, keep stirring. Cook for another 15 minutes.

When you find it comes to a soft upma consistency, switch off the stove. Allow it to cool.

Grease the idli plates and shape it into balls with your palms.

Arrange the balls on the plates and stack the plates one above the other.

Steam the kozhukattai in the cooker just like the idlis, simmer for about 5-7 minutes.

Switch off and allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.

Remove from plates and serve hot with Tomato Chutney.