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March 06, 2009

UPMA KOZHUKATTAI

Again this is a very old traditional recipe of my MIL and is a very apt for evening tiffin or even for dinner

Ingredients
Idly rice-1cup
Red chilly-3
Salt-to taste

For seasoning
Mustard-1tsp
Split urad-2tsp
Asafoetida-1tsp
Oil-as required
Curry leaves-a few



Method
Soak rice for minimum 3 to 4 hrs and wet grind it a little coarsely with salt like dosa batter
Heat oil and season with the ingredients
Simmer and slowly pour the batter and stir continuously till it leaves the sides of the kadai
Allow to cool and make lemon sized rounds and steam cook for 15 minutes in idly steamer
Serve hot with coconut chutney/coconut thuvayal

Coconut Thuvayal

Ingredients
Coconut grated-1/2 cup
Red chilly-4
Tamarind-a small amount
Split urad-2 tsp
Asafoetida-1tsp
Curry leaves-a few
Salt-as required
Oil-as required

Method
Heat oil and roast all the ingredients one by one
Grind in mixie and serve with the kozhukattai

3 comments:

Nags said...

i made these a while back too! loved them. so traditional and authentic :)

rekhas kitchen said...

very new to me i too make this but with raw rice will try with idli rice next time

Gayathri said...

very creative...