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Kara podi kozhukattai

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Dish, Snack
Cuisine South indian
Servings 4 people


  • Steamer


For tempering

  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 medium dry red chillies (Cut into bits)
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • 4 tbsp Dhania podi.


  • Prepare the kozhukattai maav as per the link in the kozhkattai maav deepams.
    kozhukattai maav for ganesha chaturthi.
  • When the dough is ready, shape them into spinndleshaped rods about 2 inches long.
  • Place these on a greased plate.
  • Set the steamer ready. When the steam starts coming, place the plate and steam the kozhukattais for 10 minutes.
  • Let it stand for another 5 minutes off the heat before opening.
  • In a frying pan heat the oil and add the ingredients for tempering except for the dhania podi.
    tempering for kara kozhukattai.
  • Remove the kozhukattais from the steamer ( careful - HOT!!).
  • Add the kozhukattais to the sizzling tempering mix followed by the dhania podi.
  • Remove from heat and toss the kozhukattais well so they are coated well with the tempering and the podi.
    kara kozhukattai.
  • Serve warm.
    kara pidi kozhukattai
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