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Monday, March 12, 2012

Thenga poorna Kozhukkattai


For poornam:

  • Grated Coconut - 1 cup
  • Grated Jaggery - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil

For outer cover:

  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • Water - 1/2 cup

  • Oil - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp


For outer cover:

  • Heat a pan, add water and 1 teaspoon of oil and a pinch of salt.
  • When the water starts to boil, add rice flour.
  • Mix the rice flour and when it is mixed remove from flame.
  • The rice flour will not mix nicely with water. It will be like a wet flour.
  • Take the mixed rice flour in a bowl, and cover it with a plate for 5 to 10 mins.
  • After 10 mins, take the kozhukattai flour and knead it nicely with 1 teaspoon of oil and little warm water.
  • Knead it well so that the rice flour becomes like a chapati dough.

For poornam:

  • Heat a pan, add 1 cup of water and add grated jaggery.
  • When the jaggery dissolves completely in water, strain it to remove dust and sand particles.
  • Add the strained jaggery juice again in the pan, and keep it in flame.
  • When the the jaggery juice starts to boil and become thick, add grated coconut, cardamom powder and stir well continuously till it roll like a ball and does not stick the sides of the pan.
  • Make small balls out of the pooranam and keep it in a plate.
  • Take some oil in a bowl and take little oil in hand and then take little kozhukattai dough ball and press it in middle to make it like a cup.

  • In the middle of the kozhukattai cup, add thengai pooranam ball.
  • Close the sides of kozhukattai mavu gently in all the sides.
  • Grease the idli plates with oil and then place the kozhukattai cups in the idly plates
  • Pressure cook the kozhukattai in cooker for 5 mins.
Yummy Kozhukkattais ready..

This recipe is for

Sending to I am well stuffed event By Jagruti


  1. One of my all time fav!! Love to have any time... Slurp..I drooling here..
    Thanks for linking to the event dear.

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  2. my most fav festival sweet!!! so delicious mouth melting.... Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
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