Sunday, August 27, 2006

Kozhakattai


Kozhakattai is made with coconut and jaggery


Kozhakattai

Ganesh Chathurthi

To day 27th August, we celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi. We did puja,naivedyam and arathi to Lord Ganesh. He is Sarvavignaharan means removes all our obstacles come on our way.
We prepare kozhakattai for naivedyam for Lord Ganesh and pray for all.

For purnam


  • Grated Coconut...........1cup
  • Jaggery........................1/2 cup 
  • Cardamom...................a pinch  
Outside Filling

  • Rice Flour…………… 2 cups
  • Water……………….. 1 cup
  • Salt…………………. 1/2 tsp
  • Oil………………….. 2 tsp
  • Maida………………. 1tsp
 
Method

 

  • Heat a pan with coconut, ghee and jaggery. 
  • Jaggery melts and mix with the coconut.
  • Fry for some time till it comes out from sides and able to make small balls..
  • Make small purnam balls with wet hands and place in a plate.
  • Boil the water in a pan and add oil, salt and rice flour,maida. Stir well with out forming lumps. 
  • When it becomes thick dough,cover and keep.
  • Knead the dough with little oil, till it becomes smooth. 
  • Take little dough make small cups and place the purnam and close the cups. 
  • Steam all the kozhakattais for 10 minutes.

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