Aug 25, 2014

Ellu Kozhukattai Recipe / Sesame Kozhukattai Recipe - Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes


Normally we will make modak with coconut jaggery filling or chana dal jaggery filling. But i found this interesting recipe online. I was inspired by it and it looked easy to give a try. I tried it today and it turned out good. It is like ellu urundai inside kozhukattai. Tasted so yummy..Meanwhile check out my other ganesh chaturthi recipes too



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 : 25 to 30 mins
Makes - 8 to 10 modak

Ingredients:

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

For Filling:
Sesame Seeds / Ellu - 1/2 cup (I used a mix of black & white)
Jaggery / Sarkarai - 1/2 cup grated
Fresh Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai - 1 tsp

Method:

Take water in a sauce pan and heat it till it boils. Once it reaches a good boil, take it off the heat and add in salt and oil. Add in rice flour and make it into a dough. Cover it and let it rest till it gets warm. 

While the dough is cooling, take sesame seeds in a kadai and roast it till it pops.

Now add in jaggery and coconut and mix well on medium heat till it gets thick. Add in cardamom powder and mix well. Once it gets thick, remove it to a bowl and let it cool.

Now take the dough in a bowl and Knead it well. Divide into equal portions.

Take a ball and spread it thinly, place a spoonful of filling in the center and cover it carefully and pinch the top to form a modak shape.

Place this in a steamer plate and steam for 8 to 10 mins. Remove it carefully and let it cool.

Now remove the modak and serve.

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Pictorial:
Take your ingredients for dough


Take water in a sauce pan


Bring it to boil


take it off heat, add in salt


add in oil


now goes the rice flour


mix well


now the mix has become thick


cover it and let it cool


take sesame seed in a sieve


wash it well


let it drain


now take your filling ingredients


Take sesame seeds in a kadai


roast it till it pops


add in coconut and jaggery


mix well


add in cardamom powder


cook till it gets thick


now take your dough in a bowl and knead it well


divide into small balls




spread the dough ball in your hands


spoon on some sesame filling


fold it carefully


fold it


cover it carefully


now everything is covered


make it into a smooth ball


shape it into modak shape


tada


all done


now place the modak in a steamer plate


place it in steamer pot


cover and cook


steamed


serve



4 comments:

  1. can you pls tell me the amount of flour in grams and water in ml???

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  2. @sindhu Flour is around 120 grams / water is around 420 ml..You dont need to measure, just use the same cup you use to measure rice flour to measure water

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  3. Wat can v use instead of sesame seeds

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