Pidi Kozhukattai

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Pidi Kozhukattai

Pidi kozhukattai’s are made specially during karthigai deepam. Kaara kozhukattai and innipu kozhukattai’s are made on this day. This is my mom’s recipe.

Ingredients for Kaara Kozhukattai:

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/8 tsp
  • Chana dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 5 leaves
  • Red chilli -1
  • Coconut – 1 tbsp, cut into small pieces
  • Water – 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Rice flour – 1/2 cup

Method for making Kaara Kozhukattai:

  • Heat oil in a non stick pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.
  • Add the curry leaves, chana dal and red chilli.
  • When the chana dal turns golden brown, remove the red chilli and add water and coconut pieces to it.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • When the water boils, add the rice flour and stir continuously for a minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • When the dough is warm enough to handle…

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