January 03, 2015

Uppma Kozhukattai / Piddi Kozhukattai

Upma kozhukattai is a traditional, simple and easily digestible Tiffin and a favourite of all age groups. Upma Kozhukattai is an authentic Tamil Brahmin recipe. Coconut chutney or Brinjal Gothsu or Mor Kuzhambu or Iru Puli Kuzhambu  serves a great combo for this Upma Kozhukattai(Pidi Kozhukattai)

  • Pre time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 30 mins
  • Serves:5

Ingredients for making Upma Kozhukattai

  • Raw rice rawa (Fine rice powder granuels) 2 cups
  • Water 4 cups
  • Grated coconut 4 table spoons
For tempering:
  • Coconut Oil 3 table spoon
  • Mustard seeds
  • Bengal gram
  • black gram
  • Green chillies chopped 2
  • Red chillies2 
  • Asafoetida / Hing 1/2 teaspoon

Method for making Upma Kozhukattai:

In a mixer grinder dry powder the raw rice like rava that is to a coarse powder.
Heat the pan with oil and add the tempering items one by one. 
After they splutter pour 4 cups of water and salt. Then add the grated coconut. 
Add rava, mix well and close the pan with a lid and keep the stove in low flame. 

After 10 to 12  minutes open the lid and stir well. 
Now the uppma is ready. Transfer it to a broad plate or vessel. 
Make it in to desired size balls and steam it like idlis in the rice cooker or idli cooker for 20 minutes.