Saturday, August 22, 2009


Hi ,Wish u all Happy ganesh chathurthi..hope u all enjoyed and be bless..i am sharing modak little early...cos i made pooja day before chathurthi..since my hubby leaving out of station..
I made lots of varieties...He and my daughter gulped entire kozhukattais...i saved a few to show u....
For White dough
Rice flour-1 cup
Water-1 and half cup
Salt-1/2 tsp
Oil-1 tsp
Milk-1 tsp

1.Boil Water,Salt,Milk and Oil
2.Add flour and mix..
3.Once it forms the dough,Remove from fire
4.When it is cooled,knead them well
5.Apply oil in hands,make a spread over (applied oil) plastic or any leaves


This is usual stuffing
Coconut-1 cup
Jaggery-3/4 cup
Eachi pwd-a pinch
Ghee-2 tsp
Melt jaggery in 1/4 cup of water,add coconut ,elachi and ghee.Once it goes unsticky,Stuff in middle of Kozhukattai and Steam it for 2-3 minutes.Serve hot.

This is Sesame seed/Ellu Poranam
Sesame Seed-1/4 cup
Coconut-1/4 cup
Sugar-1/4 cup
Ghee-1 tsp
Dry Roast the sesame seed and grind with coconut.Boil sugar with 2 tbsp of water and once sugar melts,add the coconut and ghee.Once poranam goes unsticky,Stuff in kozhukattai and Steam it

This is Khus Khus Poranam,My Favourite
Coconut-1 cup
Khus Khusa-1/2 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Elachi-1 tsp
Ghee-2 tbsp
Dry Roast Khus Khus and Coconut.Grind them well.Make sugar syrup and add this coconut mix.Add Ghee and elachi ,stir it goes unsticky at bottom.Use this stuffing for kollukattai.

And a Final Kozhukattai is ready

Pidi Kozhukattai

Mix Coconut n Jaggery Ponam with rice dough and hold it tightly which is Pidi Kozhukattai

Ammani Kozhukattai

Fry mustard seeds,urad dal,curry leaves and red chilly flakes in oil.Add this seasoning to rice dough.Make fine balls and Steam it


  1. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you too dear, modaks have come out well

  2. Lovely post. Wish you happy Vinayagar Chathurthi too :) Modhak looks yummy..

  3. Modaks look irresistible....thank you for the delicious entry for the event

  4. Happy Vinayaka Chathruthi ....Kozhukattai's all looks yum......romba nalla eruku pa....

  5. Ganesh looks so very nice ! first time here .. you have a lovely web page dear !

  6. Happy vinayagar chathurthi Priya, lovely dishes yaa..

  7. What a variety of kozhukattais ... thanks for sharing! Will try one by one;)

  8. Priya, read through the post...I am also very interested in the khus-khus filling. And what strikes me most is the flattening of the dough on a plactic sheet...good idea!


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