Mothagam and kolukkattai.
This kolukkattai is made for Vinayagar Chaturthi.
- 1. For poornam:
- Chana dal - 1 cup
- Jaggery - 3/4 cup
- Shredded coconut - 1/4 cup
- Elachi - 1/2 teaspoon
- Ghee - 1 tablespoon
- 2. For kolukkattai:
- Raw rice: rinsed in water and dried...Grind it.
- Salt and gingely Oil.
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget
Dry roast bengal gram till light brown and soak in water for 1 hour.
Blend soaked gram and coconut without adding water.
Add jaggery to this mixture and grind to a fine paste.
In a deep pan and add ghee and shallow fry the ground mixture till it resembles crumbles...Finally add elaichi.
For the kolukkati add 1 cup wet rice flour to 1/2 cup boiling water+salt and oil. Keep some boiling water on the side...if needed add for a smooth consistency. Make a mould of choice, add the poornam and steam for 10 minutes in the idlimaker.
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