Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai is prepared with bengal gram and jaggery without any addition of sugar.A healthy protein rich kozhukatai with jaggery as a sweetening agent.The Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu is cooked ,mixed with jaggery and grated coconut then filled inside the rice flour dough and finally steamed.The filling is so rich and delicious,it is more like the poli and susiyam stuffing.The preparation of the filling doesn’t require making the jaggery syrup ,all the three ingredients(kadalai paruppu,grated coconut,jaggery)are pulsed together in mixie and then sauteed in a pan until the liquid content in the pooranam is completely gone.This kozhukatai taste like sakarai pongal stuffed inside because both share almost the same ingredients and love this kozhukatai more especially for this reason.Do try this kozhukatai at home and have a wonderful celebration with your family and friends.
PREPARATION TIME : 10 MINS
COOKING TIME : 10-12 MINS
YIELDS : 15*
REFER MY OTHER KOZHUKATAI RECIPES ALSO
1/2 cup kadalai paruppu (bengal gram )
3/4 cup grated coconut
3/4 -1 cup jaggery
1 tsp cardamom powder
1 cup kozhukatai flour
1/2 tsp salt
Water as required
Soak kadalai paruppu for an hour and cook for 3-5 whistles.Drain the water completely and add it to your mixie.
Add grated coconut,cardamom powder and pulse it for 5 secs.Then add the crushed jaggery and pulse for 5-10 secs until well combined.
Now take the pooranam from the mixie and transfer it to a non stick kadai and cook them for 8-10 mins until the moisture and liquid content is completely removed.Make equal sized balls out of the pooranam.
Now take the rice flour in a wide bowl,add salt and boiling water to form a soft dough.
Make small ball out of the dough,make them bowl shaped and stuff the pooranam inside the dough.Seal the kozhukatai and shape into modaks.Steam them in an idly cooker for 10-12 mins.
Delicous Kadalai paruppu Kozhukatai is ready for Neivedhyam.