Ellu kozhukkati | Ganesh chaturthi recipe

yurekha vinoth | September 10, 2016 | |
Ellu Kozhukattai has sweet filling prepared with roasted sesame,cardamom powder and jaggery. Every year we make this kozhukattai for ganesh chaturthi. We also make ellu urundai with the same stuffing for both ganesh chaturti and krishna jeyanthi. My aunty and mom prepared rice flour homemade which make our kozhukatti so soft and melting. Since i had no time to make that process i used store bought rice flour. Next ill try to update my MIL style of making kozhukattai. Here is the instant rice flour recipe method

Ingredients                                                                          

1 cup Rice flour(store bought)
1/2 cup water
salt
1/2 Tsp oil
1/4 cup sesame seeds/Ellu
1/4 cup jaggery
2 pinch of cardamom powder

Method

1.Mix rice flour and salt. Add water and make as a soft dough. Apply 1/2 tsp of oil and knead again. Wrap with damp cloth.Let it sit for 10 mins.
2.In a pan roast the sesame seeds. Wait until it crackers. Switch off the flame and cool down. Grind into coarse powder.
3.Powder the jaggery(i grated). Mix grounded sesame seeds,cardamon powder and powdered jaggery. Stuffing is ready.
4.Noe make medium size balls from the prepared dough and place some sesame filing in center. Close it and make the shape as you wish.
5.Heat the idly pot and grease the plates with little oil. Place the modak on the idly plates and steam for 12-15 mins.
6.Take out and transfer to a serving plate. Enjoy hot.


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