Monday, September 11, 2017

Upma Kozhukattai

Upma Kozhukattai

Upma Kozhukattai : A steamed dumpling made of rice and roasted chickpea. 

Roasted chickpea or Chana Dal

1 cup
Rice grits or Rice Rava
 1 cup
Grated coconut
 1/2 cup
Coconut oil
 1/2 tbsp
Red chili (optional)
 to taste
Mustard seeds
 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves
 a bunch
Cashew nuts broken
 1 tbsp

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and pop them.
Add red chili , curry leaves and cashew nuts. 
Roast till aromatic.
Add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil. Add salt to taste.
Grind roasted chickpea to a coarse powder.
Add to water followed by rice rava.
Add coconut. Stir well.
Cook covered for 5 min. You could serve like so (called upma).
Let cool for 5 min.
Shape into Kozhukattai and steam for 6 min.
Serve with chutney.

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