Rice flour - Arisi mavu - 1 cup
Grated jaggery - Vellam thuriviyadu - 1 cup
Grated/Shredded coconut - Thuriviya thengai - 1/2 cup
Green gram dal - Pachai paruppu - 2 table spoons
Ghee - Nei - 2 table spoons
Salt - Uppu - a pinch
- Fry rice flour in a kadai till nice aroma comes out. Fry for some 15 minutes in a low flame. Meanwhile grate the jaggery and keep ready. Add 1/4 cup of water in a kadai and add jaggery. Boil it till nice bubbles come.
- Now remove the rice flour from the stove, add grated coconut, green gram dal powder - this has to be fried and made to a powder. Now add ghee and the jaggery. Mix them well. It should not be too thin or thick.
- Now make small balls like how we make for chappathis. Then keep inside the palm and just press as shown in the picture. Apply little oil in idly plates/idly cooker and arrange these in that. Keep for some 10-15 minutes.
Tasty kozhukattais are ready to be served. It can be served for 3 people. It requires 30 minutes to cook.
Note: Add only 1/4 cup of water while heating jaggery beacuse jaggery will melt and become watery. So no need to add more water.
Optional: Ingredients can be added/removed.
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