Spread the Joy!
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi everyone..We have made our neivedhiam, i made few new kozhukattai recipes. I made a uppu pid kozhukattai, sweet pidi kozhukattai, microwave besan ladoo, this one and panakam. I took pictures of all the them too, will share them in the coming posts.
This kozhukatai was delicious, i have already posted a kara aval kozhukattai, this is a sweet version of it and it was super soft and good. So try this out and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 10 Kozhukattai
Aval / Poha – 1 cup
Jaggery / Sarkarai / Palm Sugar – 1/2 cup
Water – 1 1/4 cup
Fresh Coconut – 1/4 cup grated
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai Podi – 1 tsp
Take aval in a blender and make it into a coarse powder. Set aside till use.
Now take jaggery in a kadai. Add in 1/2 cup of water and heat till the jaggery is melted.Now strain the jaggery water. Pour it back into the kadai and add the remaining water too and bring it to boil.
Once it reaches boil, add in coconut, cardamom powder and ghee. Add in the powdered aval slowly and mix well. mix this till it gets thick.
Take this in a bowl and let it cool down.
Take small portion of this and shape it into balls. Place it in a steamer plate and steam it for 7 to 8 mins.
Remove it and let it cool slightly before removing it from steamer.
CHECK OUT THIS QUICK VIDEO:
|Take all your ingredients|
|Take poha in a mixer, i used red rice poha|
|powder them, a little coarse is not a problem|
|Take jaggery in a kadai|
|add in 1/2 cup water|
|heat so the jaggery is melted|
|pour that back into the kadai|
|add in some water|
|bring it to boil|
|add in coconut|
|add in powdered poha|
|keep mixing till the mix get thick and leaves the sides of the pan|
|remove it to a bowl and let it cool|
|The mix will get thick as it cools|
|take a small portion|
|shape into balls|
|place it in a steamer plate|
|place in a steamer|
|cover and steam for 7 to 8 mins|