Dry nuts kozhukattai recipe, dry fruits kozhukattai recipe
Dry nuts kozhukattai recipe, dry fruits kozhukattai. A delicious and tasty kozhukattai made using dry nuts, coconut and rice flour. Usually, dry fruits kozhukattai is served as a snack.
Kozhukattai is a popular South Indian dumpling made using rice flour. In fact, you can make kozhukattai in a variety of ways like modak, deep fried modak, kozhukattai with different kinds of fillings etc. Certainly, one of my favorite kozhukattai is dry nuts kozhukattai.
Specifically, dry nuts are very good for health. You can add nuts like walnuts, almonds, cashews, pine nuts, macademia, hazel nuts etc. On the other hand, avoid peanuts. Also, you can add dates or jaggery or even raisins for powdered sugar.
In general, dry fruits make a healthy snack. They are rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. To stay healthy, you need to eat dry fruits regularly to stay healthy.
Dry fruits are an ideal substitute for high-calorie snacks. Furthermore, dry fruits also aids digestion, protects cardiovascular health and maintains healthy bones.
You can shape kozhukattai in the shape of balls or use molds to shape them. Dry fruits kozhukattai is very easy to make compared to other traditional kozhukattai recipes.
Try dry nuts kozhukattai for this Vinayaga Chathurthi and you’ll like it.
Recipe Reference. Mrs. Banumathy Ramesh
How to make dry nuts kozhukattai recipe or dry fruits kozhukattai:
1. Grind cashews, almonds or badam, and pistachios coarsely and keep it aside in a bowl. To this, add grated coconut and powdered sugar.2. In a mixing bowl, add rice flour and salt. Mix well.
3. Now slowly add water to form a soft dough. Make medium sized balls and using your fingers, shape it like an umbrella. Put the ground dry nuts mixture inside. You can shape the kozhukattai as you wish.
4. Now, close the balls. Do the same for the remaining dough and keep them aside. In an idly pan, apply oil and keep the balls or shaped kozhukattai in it.
5. Steam for ten minutes like how you do for idly. Open the cooker after five minutes. Sprinkle Ghee and the remaining dry nuts mixture on top of the kozhukattai before serving.Now, dry nuts kozhukattai or dry fruits kozhukattai is ready. Drizzle ghee and serve hot.