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Kozhukattai (modak) recipes – Ganesha chathurthy special Kozhukattai (3 Types)

Ganesha chathurthy special Kozhukattai made with rice flour and two different types of stuffing (poornam). It is very tasty festive recipe. I learnt from my mother. I am preparing two types of stuffing. One is made with coconut and another one is boiled chana dal. Two stuffing are very tasty. I am preparing one more modak prepared with rice flour and jaggery milk. Let us see how to prepare the tasty three verities of Kozhukattai.

Ingredients :

Rice flour : 2 Bowls
Jaggery : 1/2 Kg
Cardamon powder : 2 Tsp
Sesame seeds : 1 Tsp
Coconut pieces : 1 Tsp
Grated coconut : 1 Cup
Salt : 1 Pinch

Method : 
Mix rice flour with hot water and make smooth dough. We can use this dough for two kozhukattai.
Now we can prepare the stuffing.
Coconut stuffing :
Grind the jaggery and heat it in a pan.
After the jaggery melted add grated coconut and cardamon powder, cashew pieces and mix it well. After mixed well, switch off th flame and keep it cool.

Chana dal stuffing :
Rinse the chana dal and pressure cook or pot cook it till its fully cooked. After cooked well, drain the water and make it dry. Grind the cooked and drained chana dal as powder.

Mix it with ground jaggery powder. Add cardamon powder. If we want, we can add grated coconut also.

Making Kozhukattai :
Knead the rice flour dough well and make lemon size balls. Press the ball with your hand or chapathy roller in round shape. Fill the stuffing over the round.

Close it in shapes we like. i am folding two types for getting the differences between two modaks.

After making with all the dough bake it in idly pan or momos steamer. After cooked well transfer to the serving plate.

Making pidi kozhukattai :
Mix jaggery in water, boil it till its dissolves. Add cardamon power and drain the jaggery water.
In rice flour, add white or black sesame seeds, coconut pieces and add jaggery water and mix it well to make smooth dough.

Make lemon sized balls in the dough and press it in your hand. That’s it the it is ready for steam.

After making in all the balls, steam it well its cooked well. After cooked well, transfer to the serving plate along with the other kozhukattai. All three types of kozhukattai are ready for pooja and eat.

Try these delicious modak recipes and enjoy the festival. Good day..
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