Home Festival Recipes Ammini kozhukattai recipe | ganesha chaturthi recipes

Ammini kozhukattai recipe | ganesha chaturthi recipes

by Jeyashris Kitchen
418 views
AMMINI KOZHUKATTAI
Ammini Kozhukattai , made  from the left over kozhukattai maavu(outer layer) while making Modakam for ganesh Chaturthi.  This ammini kozhukattai itself makes a tiffin or snack and it is a quite a healthy and addictive snack too. Though there are different version of making this ammini kozhukattai I am sharing the one which my mom usually makes at home. Check out the notes to see the different ways of making ammini kozhukattai.
Check out my

Ammini kozhukattai recipe

Ammini kozhukattai recipe

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
  • Description: Ammini Kozhukattai , made from the left over kozhukattai maavu(outer layer) while making Modakam for ganesh Chaturthi.

     Rice flour   1 cup
     Salt  1/2 tsp
     Water   to make the dough
     Sesame oil  2 tsp
    Coconut oil  1 tblsp
    Mustard  seeds  1/2 tsp
    Urad dal  1 tsp
    Curry leaves  few
    Idli milagai podi   3- 4 tsp
    Coconut  2 tblsp
     

ammini kozhukattai

Method with step by step pictures :

  • Boil the water by adding salt and sesame oil to it.
  • Keep the rice flour|idiyappam flour in a wide bowl.
  • When the water comes to a rolling boil,slowly add the water to the flour.
  • Normally for idiyappam flour it will take 1 and 1/4 cup of water for 1 cup of flour. But for store bought rice flour it will be little less.
  • Just mix with a spoon while adding water.
  • This should be of a smooth dough consistency.
  • When it is warm knead it with your hands and add a tsp of sesame oil if you want.
  • Cover with a moist cloth to avoid dryness.
  • Grease your hands with oil and make a small size balls out of the rice flour dough.( I am not good in making even sized balls)
  • Steam this in a greased idli plates for 8 minutes in medium flame.
  • Heat a pan and add the coconut oil.
  • Temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add the steamed balls to this and add the idli milagai podi.
  • Gently mix it well.
  • Add coconut to this and mix well.
  • Check for salt.
  • Enjoy this guilt free snack for evening tiffin.
ammini - kozhukattai

Notes:

  • Do not over steam this kozhukattais as it will turn hard and chewy.
  • Instead of Idli Milagai Podi you can add redchilli powder while kneading the dough and make balls. the rest of the procedure is same.
  • You can add pepper powder to the seasoning and make it as pepper ammini kozhukattai.
  • Thengai molagapodi can be added and in that case you can skip the coconut.
  • Alternatively while tempering mustard seeds chopped green chilies or red chilies can be added to give spicyness to the ammini kozhukattais.

You may also like

25 comments

Vardhini September 9, 2012 - 11:56 pm

Looks yummy Jeyashree.

Vardhini
Event: Peaches + Giveaway

Reply
divya September 10, 2012 - 1:21 am

Wow awesome!! Looks too delectable dear 🙂

Reply
Akila September 10, 2012 - 1:27 am

Looks tempting

Reply
sowmya's creative saga September 10, 2012 - 2:10 am

Love this cute savoury ones..looks yumm

Reply
Vimitha Anand September 10, 2012 - 2:23 am

Cute little kozhukattais

Reply
Veena Theagarajan September 10, 2012 - 3:01 am

Very tempting Ammini kozhukattai
Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

Reply
Prathibha September 10, 2012 - 3:48 am

Nice n yummy kozhukottai..looks delicious

Reply
Reshmi Mahesh September 10, 2012 - 3:58 am

Cute and delicious kozhukattais..yum..

Reply
RAKS KITCHEN September 10, 2012 - 4:57 am

Looks very very tempting, sounds delicious 🙂

Reply
Chitra September 10, 2012 - 5:21 am

Yes it can be had as tiffin too. we love it 🙂

Reply
lata raja September 10, 2012 - 5:23 am

Drool! I too make it not just when dough is left over but for tiffin because my husband likes it. Very cute and inviting.

Reply
Nivedhanams Sowmya September 10, 2012 - 5:45 am

That is so cute!!! Love the stepwise – very helpful

Sowmya

Ongoing Event – Coconut

Ongoing Event – Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids – Combo Meals

Reply
Priti S September 10, 2012 - 8:20 am

Looks delish ….

Reply
Priya September 10, 2012 - 9:21 am

Omg, wish to get that bowl full of this cutie balls for my snacks,drooling here.

Reply
Shabbu September 10, 2012 - 9:25 am

yummy and cute kozhukattai..

Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen

Reply
Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj September 10, 2012 - 9:41 am

looks yummy dear… but in my home no space for ammini version becoz we r all sweet fans…
but once i try urs…
VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

Reply
Kaveri Venkatesh September 10, 2012 - 9:48 am

Yummy…Love it anyday…

Reply
PT September 10, 2012 - 10:12 am

very cute and nice presentation..

Reply
Sharmilee! :) September 10, 2012 - 1:45 pm

Looks so flavourful n yummy…love these cute balls anytime!!

Reply
GEETHA ACHAL September 10, 2012 - 7:16 pm

Looks so tempting and yummy….

Reply
Sharans Samayalarai September 11, 2012 - 11:52 am

Inviting bowl of Kozhukattai.. Happy to follow you 🙂

Todays Recipe Jackfruit Halwa

Inviting you to join my on-going event Onam Sadhya ~ The Grand Feast

Cheers,
Sharanya.

Reply
Ramya September 11, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Such a simple and yummy snack..sometime i make it for breakfast:-) Its simply too cute…Nice clicks jeyashri!esp the last one

Reply
Uma Ramanujam September 11, 2012 - 4:28 pm

Ammini kozhukattais are always cute. Nice idea of adding idly powder with this. Though we add idly powder while making morkkali, never thought of adding it to ammini kozhukattai. looks good.

Reply
Hema September 11, 2012 - 4:32 pm

Love these mini kozhukattais, looks very very tempting..

Reply
Divya Pramil September 11, 2012 - 7:28 pm Reply

Leave a Comment