Ganesh chaturthi / Vinayagar chaturthi is the birthday of lord Ganesha. This Thengai poorna kozhukattai / sweet kozhukattai recipe is a steam cooked sweet dish. Modak / kozhukattai recipe is a famous Indian sweet, prepared especially on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It is known as Lord Ganesha’s favorite sweet. You can feel sweetness in every bite of this kozhukattai. This Thengai poorna kozhukattai recipe is my mom’s version. You can make this sweet kozhukattai even for snacks to kids. Try this thengai poorna kozhukattai for ganesh chaturthi.
Ingredients for thengai poorna kozhukattai
- 1 Cup of Rice Flour
- 2 Tsp of Ghee/oil
- Salt as needed
- 1 and 1/2 – 2 Cups of Water
- 1 Cup of Coconut gratings
- 3/4 Cup of Jaggery
- 4 Cardamom
- 2 Tsp of Ghee
- 1/4 Cup of water
|Boiling Water in Kettle|
|Making of Outer Dough|
|Press the Dough like this|
|Adding Pooranam in the middle
|Close the edges to get the shape|
Take lemon size dough and make a small ball by placing dough in zip lock bag with grease of oil in it as shown in pic. Slowly apply pressure with your fingers and make it like a small patty. Put one tablespoon of Pooranam in the middle of the patty, slowly close the edges to prevent the leakage of pooranam. It look like half circle. Finish all the dough and pooranam like above. Arrange all kozhukattai in a idly plate or steamer and steam it for five to seven minutes. Kozhukattai is ready.
Yield: About 10 kozhukattai
- Do not steam it for long time as pooranam will come out.
- Make thin outer layers of the dough so that the kozhukattai are soft and gets cooked easily.
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