Javarisi Kolukattai / Sago Kolukattai

Wishing you all a very HAPPY VINAYAGR CHATHURTHI. An auspicious hindu festival celebrated all over India,it is the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha, god of wisdom,prosperity and good fortune.The traditional sweet prepared as Neivedhyam for Lord Ganesha is Kozhukatai (MODAK) made from rice flour or wheat flour with stuffing of grated coconut,jaggery,nuts and sugar. These … Continue reading Javarisi Kolukattai / Sago Kolukattai

Paal Kozhukattai ( with jaggery)

Paal kozhukatai is a famous chettinad recipe made using rice flour, coconut milk and milk .There is no sugar in this recipe instead jaggery is added for sweetness. Rice dumplings are cooked in milk and finally coconut milk and jaggery syrup are added with grated coconut and cardamom powder for taste and flavor.Paal kozhukatai tastes … Continue reading Paal Kozhukattai ( with jaggery)

Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Just a week more for Ganesh Chathurthi and I have started to prepare the dough already for this beautiful festival.Each and every thing about this festival is so divine from the kolams and maavillai thoranam to the making of umbrellasā˜‚ and kozhukatais. In Elai Kozhukatai , the rice dumplings are stuffed with sweet flavorful fillings … Continue reading Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Pooranam kozhukatai / Thengai pooranam kozhukatai

Pooranam kozhukatai is stuffed sweet kozhukatai with grated coconut and sugar as filling.One of my favorite kozhukatai and also a must for Vinayagar Chathurthi every year. Unlike ,Pidi kozhukatais these Pooranam kozhukatais takes time in shaping them.A very simple filling that doesn't require any cooking. Make sure you make a thin outer covering with the … Continue reading Pooranam kozhukatai / Thengai pooranam kozhukatai