Sunday, November 11, 2012

Spiced-Up Kozhukatta (Serves 2)

Spicy Kozhukatta

A spiced up make over to the regular sweet kozhukttas…

Rice flour 1 cup (used puttu podi)
Grated coconut ¾ cup
Cumin seeds ¼ tsp
Ginger 1 tsp, finely chopped
Green chilly 2 nos, finely chopped
Shallots 10 nos, thinly sliced
Curry leaves a handful
Dry red chilly 2-3 nos
Mustard seeds ½ tsp
Coconut oil 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Boiling Water as required

Spicy Kozhukatta


Mix cumin seeds and coconut with rice flour. Bring water to rolling boil, add salt. Now add water little by little to the rice flour until it forms to a dough,stirring continuously using a wooden spatula. Allow this to cool for some time and knead well with your hands. Make medium to large sized balls with the dough. Steam cook for 20-30 minutes in an idli cooker or steamer. Allow to cool.

Now, cut each kozhukattas into quarters. Heat coconut oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds followed by dry red chilly and curry leaves. Now add ginger, green chilly and shallots, sauté until brown in color. Next throw in the quartered kozhukattas and mix well. Switch off flame and serve as a tea time snack or a breakfast…

Spicy Kozhukatta



  1. Seriously i always loved this savoury version than the sweeted ones.. Prefect breakfast too.

  2. woww spicy kozhukkatta its a new information for amma used to prepare kozhukkata with coconut and jaggery filling as evening snack.this is something quite different..wish to try sometime

  3. Nice to see you back dear,this is new to me,,looks delicious.

  4. looks awesome....Happy Diwali to you and ur family...:)

  5. hello

    after a long time i am here at your lovely space.#
    nice recipe.



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