Pidiyum Kozhiyum (Rice Dumplings With Chicken) Recipe

Pidiyum Kozhiyum is a traditional South Indian dish made with rice dumplings and chicken. The dumplings are made by combining rice flour with water and shaping them into small balls. The chicken is cooked in a flavorful coconut-based gravy, which is then combined with the dumplings. This dish is a perfect blend of textures and flavors, with the soft and chewy dumplings complementing the tender and aromatic chicken. Pidiyum Kozhiyum is a comforting and satisfying dish that is often enjoyed with a side of coconut chutney or raita.

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Ingredients for Pidiyum Kozhiyum (Rice Dumplings With Chicken) Recipe

  • as per your need For Rice Dumplings
  • 1/4 cup Rice Flour
  • as needed Water, As Needed
  • as needed For Chicken Gravy
  • 125 gram Chicken, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as needed Curry Leaves, A Few
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt, To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
  • as required For Garnish
  • as per your need Chopped Coriander Leaves

Directions: Pidiyum Kozhiyum (rice Dumplings With Chicken) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, mix rice flour with water to form a smooth dough.
  • STEP 2.Shape the dough into small balls and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and chopped onions. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add chicken pieces and cook until they are browned on all sides.
  • STEP 6.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 7.Add coconut milk and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  • STEP 8.Gently drop the rice dumplings into the chicken gravy and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with coconut chutney or raita.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the rice dumplings are not too big, as they will expand while cooking.
  • You can add vegetables like carrots and peas to the chicken gravy for added flavor and nutrition.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, increase the amount of red chili powder or add green chilies.
  • To make the dish more aromatic, you can add a pinch of garam masala powder at the end.

Storage and Serving

  • Pidiyum Kozhiyum is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve Pidiyum Kozhiyum as a main course with steamed rice or as a side dish with dosa or idli.
Nutrition
value
611
calories per serving
25 g Fat10 g Protein85 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    25g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    85g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    85g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    25g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    42mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    4mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    15mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    99mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    200mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp