December 18, 2014

Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai (Sweet Rice Balls)

Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai is an easy, delicious and yummy evening snack. The aroma of jagerry, cardamom powder and ghee give a wonderful feel. Since it is steamed and very less fat is used, can be had by any age group people.


See also : Upma Kozhukattai, More Koozhu, Puli Pongal, Rice Graules Upma

Ingredients for making Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai:











Rice raw 1 cup

Powdered Jagerry 3/4 cup

Fresh grated coconut 2 table spoons

Cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

Ghee 2 teaspoons

Water 2 1/2 cups


Method for making Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai:

Powder the raw rice in the mixie coarsely like rawa. Sieve the powder and keep the rawa aside.












In a heavy bottomed kadai boil 2 1/2 cups  of water. Add the powdered jaggery. Once it dissolves filter it to remove the dust. Boil it again in the kadai.











When the  jagerry water boils well, add the rice rawa gently and stir. Add grated coconut, ghee and cardamom powder. Keep stirring till the consistency becomes like dosa batter.












Now keep the flame to minimum and close the pan with a lid. Let it to cook for 10 more minutes and switch off the stove.

Now transfer the stuff to a bowl and allow it to cool. Grease the idli plates with ghee and make round small balls and steam them out.












When the balls become glossy and start sweating, the kozhukattai is ready to serve.