Aug 26, 2014

Ammini Kozhukattai Recipe / Mini Kozhukattai Recipe - Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

This is my third recipe using the ammini kozhukattai, i have already shared sweet ammini kozhukattai and spicy ammini kozhukattai. This one is the traditional way of making that. Normally tempering with the spices and tossed in grated coconut, frankly speaking this one is my all time favorite..

Check out my other ganesh chaturthi recipes too..So hope you will try this out and let me know how it turned out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Resting Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


For Dough:
Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1 cup
Fresh Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1 3/4 cup
Oil - 1 tblspn

For Tempering:
Oil -  1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tblspn
Dry Red Chilli - 2 broken into small pieces
Curry leaves - a sprig
Fresh Coconut - 1/2 cup grated


Bring water to a boil in a sauce pan. When it starts to boil, take it off the heat and add in salt and oil. Add in rice flour and mix well. It will get thick. Now cover it and let it cool down.

Once it is cooled, add in some grated coconut and make small balls out of it. Place the balls in a oiled steaming plate and place it in steam and steam cook for 7 to 8 mins. Remove it and allow it to cool down.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in all tempering items except coconut,saute it for a min,

Add in kozhukattai and some salt. Mix well.

Add in grated coconut and toss well.


Take all your ingredients for dough

Boil water in a pot

let it come to a rolling boil

take it off stove, add in salt

some oil

add in rice flour

mix well

it has absorbed all the water

cover it and let it cool

now take the dough in a bowl

add in coconut

make it into a soft dough

take small portion

roll it into a ball

all rolled

place these balls in a steamer plate

place it in steamer pot

cover and cook

all cooked
Heat oil in a pan

add in mustard, urad dal, dry red chillies and curry leaves

saute till they turn golden

add in the kozhukattai

add in a pinch of salt

Mix well

Add in some grated coconut
toss once



  1. Looks delicious and easy. Thank u for this wonderfull blog .

  2. Lovely recipe, excellent visual depiction. Great effort! I am going to try this for sure.



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