make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattaiIt’s a dread-full face to face pair for sweet kolukattai.If you are too obsessed with sweets like me and you go on eating sweet modaks endlessly.A thing that has an equalizing effect is to have some spicy kolukattai’s to finally end up this sweet quest.Every year its usual till now that I will be invited for a special birthday party for her son by my best friend Shrisha.All the birthday proceedings like cake cutting,games and gifts will be part of a birthday party and was the same there each year. make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattaiBut each year for Shirisha’s son birthday shirisha’s mother would never miss to prepare both sweet and spice variations of kozhukattai’s.It may sound unusual to a birthday party but those kolukattai’s are always special to all of us.She makes these kolukattai’s each and every year because her grandson loves her delicious kozhukattai’s.To make ulundu kozhukattai is not at all a complicated job only the stuffing differ the outer kolukattai is the same.When using oil use gingelly oil for more flavour and taste.

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

INGREDIENTS:
For poornam:

Urad dal/Ulundu – 1/2 cup(washed and soaked for 20 minutes)
Salt to taste
Gingelly oil – 2 tsp
Mustard/kadugu – 3/4 tsp
Green chillies – 2
Jeera/seeragam – 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp

For kozhukattai:

Processed rice flour – 3/4 cup
Salt to taste
Water – 1 cup(depending upon rice flour quantity we may need more or less)
Oil – 2 tsp

(some extra oil for greasing idli pan and making kolukattai’s)

METHOD:
For making poornam:

1.Wash and soak ulundu for 20 minutes.
2.Then grind urad dal along with greenchillies,salt and seeragam.
3.Add few tbsps of water while grinding.
4.Grind coarsely like thick batter.
5.In-between boil water in an idli pot.
6.Pour this boil for 5-6 minutes.
7.Take out and after it cools a bit mash it with laddle.
8.Keep a kadai with oil,add mustard to splutter.
9.Add hing then immediately add the mixture.
10.Mix well and close lid with slow flame for 2 minutes.
11.Again stir well and switch off.
12.Let it cool.

Making Kozhukattai:

13.Boil water in a pan with needed salt and oil.
14.When it bubbles add rice flour in the center stir nicely.
15.Slow the flame.
16.Close lid for 2-3 seconds.
17.Open and mix to form a dough.
18.switch off and transfer to broad vessel.
19.When the heat becomes bearable touch some oil and knead well till smooth.
20.Now make ball keep pressing with hand to form even sized discs.
21.Keep poornam,fold and press the edges.
22.In-between boil water in an idli pot.
23.Grease idli plate with some oil.
24.Arrange kolukattai’s in the idli plate and steam for 6-8 minutes or till done.

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

Total Time: 1 hour

make ulundu kozhukattai /how to make uppu kozhukattai

Ingredients

    For poornam:
  • Urad dal/Ulundu - 1/2 cup(washed and soaked for 20 minutes)
  • Salt to taste
  • Gingelly oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard/kadugu - 3/4 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Jeera/seeragam - 1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
    For kozhukattai:
  • Processed rice flour - 3/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - 1 cup(depending upon riceflour quantity we may need more or less)
  • Oil - 2 tsp

Instructions

    For making poornam:
  1. Wash and soak ulundu for 20 minutes.
  2. Then grind urad dal along with greenchillies,salt and seeram.
  3. Add few tbsps of water while grinding.
  4. Grind coarsely like thick batter.
  5. In-between boil water in an idli pot.
  6. Pour this boil for 5-6 minutes.
  7. Take out and after it cools a bit mash it with laddle.
  8. Keep a kadai with oil,add mustard to splutter.
  9. Add hing then immediately add the mixture.
  10. Mix well and close lid with slow flame for 2 minutes.
  11. Again stir well and switch off.
  12. Let it cool.
    Making Kozhukattai:
  1. Boil water in a pan with needed salt and oil.
  2. When it bubbles add rice flour in the center stir nicely.
  3. Slow the flame.
  4. Close lid for 2-3 seconds.
  5. Open and mix to for a dough.
  6. switch off and transfer to broad vessel.
  7. When the heat becomes bearable touch some oil and knead well till smooth.
  8. Now make ball keep pressing with hand to form even sized discs.
  9. Keep poornam,fold and press the edges.
  10. In-between boil water in an idli pot.
  11. Grease idli plate with some oil.
  12. Arrange kolukattai's in the idli plate and steam for 6-8 minutes or till done.

Notes

For poornam we can add even some grated coconut. Amount of water may slightly vary for "kolukattai making" depending upon the rice-flour quality. Instead of green chillies you can use red chillies. Adding jeera is purely optional.

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