September 02, 2016

Aval Pooran Kozhukattai / Poha Modhak

Instead of making pooran fully with coconut,  for a change I tried this Aval Kozhukattai that needs a little coconut. It came out very well and the aval/ poha helps to absorb the jagerry in pooran when it melts during steaming. So the Kozhukattais come out perfectly without any juice coming out and looks pure white..

Pre time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins

Aval / Poha Pooran:

Thin Aval / Poha 1 cup
Grated coconut 1/2 cup
Jagerry / vellam powder 1 and 1/4 cup
Cardamom / Elakkai powder 1/2 tea spon
Ghee 2 tea spoons
Wash the poha and drain the water out. Keep it aside.
Heat a pan with 1 cup of water and put the jagerry in to it.
Let it boil till it becomes sticky but need not become string consistency.

Add the Aval and grated coconut and mix well.
Add ghee, cardamom powder and keep stirring till it becomes thick, and comes out rolling without sticking to the pan.
Switch off the stove.
Once it gets cooled down make small marble size balls of it and keep aside.
(My Pooran is looking dark, since I used organic unrefined jaggery)

How to make Kozhukattai?

Mix two cups of rice flour in water like rawa dosa batter consistency.
Add little salt and two tea spoons of oil to it.
Heat a pan.
Pour the rice flour batter into it and stir it continuously.
Stir till it becomes tight like a Chapati dough.
Switch off the stove. 

Take a big goose berry size balls of rice dough and grease the ball with a drop of oil.
Make small cups of it and put the pooran balls inside.

Bring the edges to the centre and seal them.
Place the Kozhukattais in a greased idli plate and steam them for 10 minutes.


  1. Thanks. The whole process looks easier than usual. Shall revert after trying it out :)

  2. yesterday i did pooja making thengai pooran kolukatta it came out wonderful my husband liked it so much

  3. as i will try most of your recipes today i am finding very difficult to search the recipes why you made these changes its not comfortable to search the recipes please change it like before