Aug 25, 2014

Spicy Ammini Kozhukattai Recipe / Kara Mini Kozhukattai Recipe - Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

Kozhukattai is a important dish which we offer lord ganesh..There are so many variations in that. I have a upma kozhukattai, paal kozhukattai and modak and many more..I have quite a few recipe in my blog, and also for this year i made 5 new kozhukattai recipe to post in this blog. Will share it in the coming post..

I have made a collection of ganesh chaturthi recipes in this blog, hope you check it out too..I have so many recipes in that. And this is a spicy version which i made using the ammini kozhukatai, I made a simple version of that as well a sweet version. Will share both soon..

So try this for ganesh chaturthi, you will love it..

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 Spice Powder:
Oil - 1 tsp
Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 1 tblspn
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tblspn
Dry Red Chilli - 3
Kashmiri Red Chilli - 2
Whole Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1/2 tsp
Fresh Coconut - 1/2 cup grated

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves a sprig


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 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.

Now make the spice powder. Take all the spice powder in a kadai along with oil. Roast till golden. Now add in coconut and toss well in the spices. Once it turn light golden. Take this in a blender and make it into a fine powder.

Heat oil in the kadai. Add in the tempering spices and saute it for a min.

Add in steamed kozhukattai and toss well.

Add in the spice powder and mix 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

now take your other ingredients

Ingredients for spice powder

Take them in a kadai with 1 tsp of oil

start roasting

roast till golden

add in grated coconut

saute till golden

add some salt

mix well

take it in a blender

powder it finely

heat oil in a kadai

add in mustard, urad dal & curry leaves

saute for a min

add in the cooked balls

toss well

add in spice powder

give a quick toss



  1. Omg..I can feel the spicy here...nice color. ...looks awesome

  2. Yummy!! I must try this someday soon.
    Love everything you've published and thank you for all the hard work, effort and dedication so we can also learn. Thank you.

  3. Wow.... gonna make diz now....!!!☺

  4. Looks yum..gonna try for tomorrow 's bfast:P

  5. Looks yummy.. Instead of that spice powder can we use idly Kara podi?

  6. Hi...arisi maavu using is idly arisi or pacharisi...???

  7. Hi Aarthi, thank you for sharing this recipe. I followed the recipe, but substituted rice flour with oats flour and aata and the ammini kozhukattai came out really well.



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