Thursday, February 7, 2008

Poorna kolukattai

This is a good sweet which is completely different from our normal sweets.


Raw rice flour - 2 cups
Channa dhal - 1/4 cup
Coconut(grated or powder)- 2 table spoon
Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Cardamon - 2 pieces(powder it)
Ghee - 1/2 cup.


1.Scrap the jaggery add 1/2 cup water and heat it ,when it starts to boil turn it off and then filter it(this is done to remove dust from jaggery).

2.Boil the channa dhal in cook and smash it.In a tawa add 2 table sppons of ghee when it is hot add the coconut and give three to four stir then add the smashed channa dhal after 1 minute add the jaggery syrup.

3. Ocassionally stir it and when it thickens add the powdered cardamon then turn of the fire.Let that to cool.this is poornam.

4.Take a mixing bowl add tha raw rice flour and pinch of salt mix it well ,now add 2 cups of water and mix them well.

5.Heat a tawa then add 1 table spoon of ghee and pour the raw rice flour into it and without any break stir it untill it rolls down like a ball.When it is done trn of the heat and let it to cool for 15 mins.

6.Now grease your hand with ghee and take small lemon sized ball of the rice folur and flatten it and take amla sized ball of poornam and then place it in one side of the flat rawrice flour and close it with other end(as shown in the picture).

7.Then place it in Idly steamer for 10 mins.

tada..............kolukattai is ready.

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