Ellu Kozhukatai / Sesame Seeds Modak – Vinayagar Chathurthi Recipes

Vinayagar Chathurthi is an auspicious hindu festival celebrated all over India.It is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha who is the god of wisdom,prosperity and good fortune.Artisans create clay models of Lord Ganesha for sale and small colorful paper umbrellas are also made for Lord Ganesha.People decorate their homes with colorful flowers and … Continue reading Ellu Kozhukatai / Sesame Seeds Modak – Vinayagar Chathurthi Recipes

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Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai / Bengal Gram Jaggery Dumplings

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 … Continue reading Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai / Bengal Gram Jaggery Dumplings

Vellam pidi kozhukatai

Vellam pidi kozhukatai is prepared using jaggery which is made into a syrupy consistency (vellam pagu) and then mixed with rice flour,grated coconut ,cardamom powder to make Vellam pidi kozhukatais. A sugar free kozhukatai where jaggery is used instead of sugar for sweetness.The health benefits of jaggery is extensive,it contains high quantity of required vitamins,minerals,iron … Continue reading Vellam pidi kozhukatai