Vinayagar (Ganesh ) Chathurthi Special - Spicy (Kara) Kozhukattai


  • 1 Cup of Rice
  • 3 Cups of Water
  • 1 medium size coconut (Grated )
  • 4 to 5 Green Chillies
  • 1 table spoon of Channa Dhal for seasoning 
  • 1 table Spoon of Urud Dhal for seasoning
  • 7-8 Curry Leaves for seasoning
  • 1/2 table spoon of cumin (Jeera) - (semi-broken)
  • Few coriander leavers chopped
  • 1/4 Cup of Sambar Onion ( chopped )
  • 2-3 table spoon of oil
  • Salt as per the requirement 
  • 2 Red Chillis ( Optional ) 
  • Keep rice in a cup and soak them in the water for about 4 to 5 hours
  • After the due time, filter the water and grind the rice with fresh water till it becomes coarse state 
  • Now add the grated coconut to mixture and further grind it for 5 to 10 minutes
  • Note that you have to stop grinding before it becomes smooth paste
  • After grinding add required amount of salt
  • Heat 2-3 table spoon of oil in a thick bottomed pan
  • Once it becomes hot,  fry Channa dhal, Urud dhal, chopped onion and curry leaves (till onion becomes little golden brown)
  • Now pour the grinded mix to the pan and head them by stirring till it becomes semi solid state
  • Add the semi-broken cumin seeds and chopped coriander leaves to the mixture and mix them well
  • Create small sized (egg sized) shapes out of the semi-solid mixture
  • Expose them in Idly stand to steam for a 15 minutes a closed vessel or idly cooker 
  • Then, carefully take them out of the vessel using a spoon and spared water
  • Repeat the procedure for the remaining mixture
  • Now the Kara Kozhukattai is Ready !!!
  • Serve them Hot  with Coconut Chuttny


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