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Monday, April 18, 2011

Upma Kozhakattai with Moong Dal!!!

Upma is a popular South Indian Breakfast/Tiffin prepared with Sooji/Rava. I am posting  Upma Kozhakattai recipe. Its very filling.
Rice Rava/Sooji/Semolina - 2 cups(see notes)
Paasi Paruppu/Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
Jeera - 1 tspn
Water - 4  to 5 cups
Dry Red Chilli - 2 nos(as per your taste)
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - few
Nalla Yennai/Gingelly Oil/Sesame Oil - 2-3 tspns
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Urad dal - 1/2 tspn
Hing - a pinch

Preparation Method
Soak Passi Paruppu in water.
Grind 2cups rice in mixie to fine powder.
Boil water and keep aside.
In a wide kadai/wok, add oil, mustard, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chilli and saute till dal is brown. Add hing.
Add water and paasi paruppu. Allow it to boil.
Once its cooked and boiled. Reduce flame. check on salt.
Add rava and mix without allowing to form lumps.
Once its cooked like upma, transfer it to a wide plate and allow it to cool.
Grease idli plates with little oil.
Wet your hands in water and take lemon size of upma. shape it up by hand to fist shape, and keep aside. Beware its too hot.
Steam for about 12-15mins.

Upma Kozhakattai is ready. Serve as it is or with Sambar, Chutney or Rasam.

Notes - You can also add Mor Molaga.

This recipe is going for Breakfast Mela by Srivalli.


Pushpa on April 19, 2011 at 1:34 AM said...

Yummy healthy kozhukattais.

Priya Suresh on April 19, 2011 at 1:50 AM said...

Wat a healthy and filling kozhukattais..

Harika baratam on April 19, 2011 at 1:56 AM said...

Yummy one.I too make this really yummy brkfast recipe..

Unknown on April 19, 2011 at 3:36 AM said...

They look perfect and soooooooo delicious :)

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) on April 19, 2011 at 4:29 AM said...

Looks amazing n yummy..perfect for kids too...healthy n delicious

Sravs on April 19, 2011 at 8:07 AM said...

so healthy and delicious !!

Prema on April 19, 2011 at 10:32 AM said...

Delicious Kozhukattai,loved it...

SouthindianHome on April 19, 2011 at 10:52 AM said...

Delicious kozhukattai

GEETHA ACHAL on April 19, 2011 at 11:40 AM said...

எனக்கு ரொம்ப பிடித்த கொழுக்கட்டை...ஆனால் பாசிப்பருப்பு சேர்த்து செய்தது இல்லை..செய்து பார்த்துவிட்டு சொல்கிறேன்...

Aruna Manikandan on April 19, 2011 at 2:35 PM said...

Healthy delicious kozhukattai :)

Raji on April 19, 2011 at 2:39 PM said...

This is one of my fav breakfast dish Saraswathi. My mom makes this...but I haven't tried it myself..would give ur recipe a try.

Jeyashris Kitchen on April 19, 2011 at 2:43 PM said...

healthy one and i make it in a different ur tray too

Prathima Rao on April 19, 2011 at 6:14 PM said...

Healthy & tasty!!!! I have never tasted this inspite of being a south indian!!!
Prathima rao
Prats Corner

Usha on April 22, 2011 at 10:22 AM said...

Loved this healthier version of upma kozhukattai, looks inviting !

ilinwilliams on August 26, 2011 at 9:27 PM said...

Nice recipe, i heard this recipe now only. Thank you


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