Upma Kozhakattai
Steamed rice dumpling
Servings Prep Time
5people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
5people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a large deep seasoned wok ( the rice rava tends to stick , use well seasoned wok) add the oil and slowly bring it up to warmth.  
  2. Add the mustard seeds. When it splutters add the urad dal and channa dal.
  3. As they turn golden add in the chillies and curry leaves followed by a pinch of asafoetida.
  4. Add in the three cups of water, approximate amount of salt and bring to a rolling boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to a sim and slowly stir in the rice rava. Make sure no lumps are formed. Keep stirring.
  6. Cover and simmer for three minutes. The water gets absorbed very fast.
  7. Once the water is absorbed mix well and sprinkle the coconut.
  8. Remove the cooked mixture onto a large plate and spread it out.
  9. Once cool to handle, shape the mixture into balls or ovals.
  10. This mixture will approximately yield 15 medium sized balls
  11. Set water in a steamer and add the balls on a steamer tray. Do not overcrowd.
  12. Steam for 10 minutes
  13. Serve hot with chutney of choice or grated jaggery