Kolukattai Recipe | Kara Pidi Kolukattai Recipe | Upma Kozhukattai Recipe with Step wise pictures. Delicious soft kolukattai recipe made using raw rice. It is so easy to make and so delicious to eat. Perfect for breakfast too.
Kolukattai Recipe | Kara Pidi Kolukattai Recipe - Upma Kozhukattai Recipe with Step wise pictures. Delicious soft kolukattai recipe made using raw rice. It is so easy to make and so delicious to eat. Perfect for breakfast too.
This has become one of my favorite kolukattai, it was so soft in texture and i loved the taste of that too. I am a big fan of steamed dumplings, i have quite a few recipe here in my blog too. You can check out all of them here. This recipe was on my mind ever since i made rice flour at home, It is super easy to make and taste so yummy.
About Upma Kozhukattai | Kara Pidi Kozhukattai
Upma, uppumavu, or uppittu is a breakfast dish from the Indian subcontinent that is most common in Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, TamilNadu, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtrian, and Sri Lankan Tamil. It is made from dry-roasted semolina or coarse rice flour. Arisi Upma is a traditional and simple breakfast or evening tiffin. Its
a common breakfast in most Tamil Brahmin households. Arisi Upma is made with raw rice, toor dal, pepper, and seasoning ingredients. Rice and dal are pounded to a rava-like coarse powder with peppercorns first.
Kozhukkattai, also known as kozhukatta, is a popular South Indian dumpling made from rice flour and filled with grated coconut, jaggery, or chakkavaratti. Kozhukattai, while typically sweet, can occasionally be stuffed with a savoury filling. Kerala Christians prepare it on the Saturday before Palm Sunday, hence the name
Kozhukatta Saturday. Modak is a similar dish that is prepared in other parts of India. This is a popular dish for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
Ingredients for Upma Kozhukattai Recipe
Rice Rava / Arisi Rava / Broken Rice :
Rice rava is simply coarsely ground rice or rice semolina. Because rice semolina is gluten free, it is beneficial to those who are gluten intolerant. It contains a lot of carbohydrates and thus a lot of energy. Rice semolina increases your intake of B-complex vitamins, particularly folate and thiamine.
Urad dal :
When cooked, urad has an earthy flavour and an unusual mucousy texture.
Dry Red Chilli :
Dry red chilli is a condiment that enhances the flavour and colour of food. It contains medicinal and homoeopathic properties. We provide red chillies that are uniform in shape and size. It is mostly used to season foods. The chillies have a strong flavour.
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Kara Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe | Upma Kozhukattai Recipe
- 1 cup Raw Rice
- ½ cup Coconut
- 1 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1 tbsp Urad dal
- ¼ tsp Asafoetida
- a sprig Curry leaves a sprig
- 2 Green Chillies chopped finely
- Salt to taste
- Take raw rice in a blender and powder it coarsely.
- Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard seeds, urad dal and let it sizzle. Add in curry leaves, asafoetida and green chillies. Mix well.
- Add in water and bring it to a boil.
- Add in salt and coconut and mix well.
- Add in rice rava and mix well. Cover and cook for 15 mins.
- Shape it into balls and steam for 10 mins.
Kara Pidi Kozhkattai Using Raw Rice
1)Take Raw Rice in a blender and powder coarsely.
3)Now rice is powdered
4)Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard and urad dal
5)Add in some asafoetida
6)Let it brown
7)Add in curry leaves and green chillies
8)Fry them for a min
9)Add in water
11)Now add in coconut
12)Mix well and bring everything to a boil
13)Add powdered rice
15)Simmer the flame and cook everything for 10 to 15 mins
16)Now it is done
17)Shape it into dumplings and steam for 10 mins
Kara Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe Using Rice Rava
This has become one of my favorite kozhukattai, it was so soft in texture and i loved the taste of that too. I am a big fan of steamed dumplings, i have quite a few recipe here in my blog too. You can check out all of them here.
This recipe was on my mind ever since i made rice flour at home, That is because i got some rava like rice while i sieved the rice flour. I transferred that in an air tight container and store it in fridge to make kozhukattai with it. And couple of days back i made it too. It was delicious.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves : 3 to 4
Ingredients for Kara Pidi Kozhukattai
- Oil - 1 tblspn
- Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
- Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
- Raw Peanuts - 1 tblspn
- Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - ¼ tsp
- Curry leaves - 1 sprig
- Dry Red Chilli - 2 chopped finely
- Ginger - 2 tsp grated
- Coconut - ¼ cup grated
- Rice Rava / Arisi Rava / Broken Rice - 1.5 cup
- Salt to taste
- Coriander Leaves - 3 tblspn finely chopped
- Water - 3 cup
How to make Rice Rava
- Take 1.5 cup of ponni rice, you can use any rice which you cook. Soak it for 1 hour, drain it and spread it on a clean cloth under the sun for 3 to 4 hours till it is dry.
- Now take the rice in a blender and blend them for few mins, sieve it.
- You will get fine powder while you sieve, that is rice powder. You will get rava like mix on the sieve, that is rice rava.
- Store that in an air tight container in fridge.
How to Make Kara Pidi Kozhukattai
- Heat oil in a kadai. In goes mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, asafoetida, peanuts, dry red chilli and saute for a min.
- Add in grated ginger and saute for 30 sec.
- Add in water, salt, coconut and bring it to boil.
- Simmer and add in rice rava(recipe below), keep mixing till it leaves the sides and come as a mass.
- Remove it to a bowl and let it cool down.
- Now make it into kozhukattai shape and place it in a steamer plate and steam for 10 mins.
- Remove it and let it cool to handle.
- Serve with chutney.
Kara Pidi Kozhukattai Step by Step
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