May 01, 2015

Tempered and Steamed Poha Balls (Aval Kaara Kozhukkattai)

I had an elderly couple recently as guest for dinner. I was looking for to make an easily digestible, less spicy,  without onion and and garlic and a novel one. Finally I landed in making this Aval kaara kozhukattai which received the appreciation from them...


 

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Ingredients for making Tempered and Steamed Poha Balls:

Poha / Aval 500 gms

Mustard seeds 1 tea spoon

Urad dal 1 tea spoon

Chana dal 1 tea spoon

Green chillies 2

Red chillies 2

Hing powder 1/4 tea spoon

Curry leaves

Water 200 ml

Coconut oil 2 or 3 tea spoons

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to make Tempered and Steamed Poha Balls?


Wash the Poha well, drain the water out and keep it aside.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heat a pan with oil. Saute it with mustard seeds, urad dal and channa dal. 

Once they splutter and become brown add the chillies, hing powder and curry leaves stir for a while.

Now add the 200 ml water and required salt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the water starts boiling add the drained poha and stir well for 2 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the stuff gets cooled make it into lemon size balls and steam it out for 10 minutes.

The Aval Kaara Kozhukattai is ready to serve now with any chutney or pickle or sugar.









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