Upma Kozhukattai

Upma Kozhukattai Recipe

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About Upma Kozhukattai Recipe:

Here's another twist to your regular style upma as Upma kozhukattai is a dish from the southern part of the Indian sub-continant which is basically some balls made out of preared upma and steam cooked into Upma kozhukattai which is a dish very similar to the idlis. This is served with a tamarind ginger sauceor puli inji.

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Ingredients for Upma Kozhukattai Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Sesame
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Split white urad dal
  • 2 sprig Curry leaf
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 No.s Green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 cup Freshly grated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 2 cup Rice rava
  • As required Salt
  • 4 cup Water
  • 44g Fat(10.29%)
  • 36g Protein(8.58%)
  • 321g Carbs(75.70%)
  • 22g Fiber(5.08%)
  • Other(0.34%)
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Vitamins & Minerals
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  • Vitamin A
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  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
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* 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


How to Make Upma Kozhukattai Recipe

step 1


In a pressure cooker put 1 tbsp sesame (gingelly oil), add ½ tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp split white urad dal. Turn the heat to low and allow the seeds to roast and crackle till the urad dal turns golden and crispy.

step 2


Then add 2 sprigs curry leaf, 1 inch ginger finely chopped, 2 green chillies chopped, ½ cup freshly grated coconut, 2 cups rice rava and salt to taste.

step 3


Roast for a few seconds and mix well to combine all the ingredients. Add 4 cups of water and ½ tsp asafoetida. Stir to mix well.

step 4


Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles and allow the pressure to release naturally. Open the cooker and stir the upma and allow it to cool slightly.

step 5


While the upma is still warm, grease fingers and palms with sesame oil and take a small amount of upma in the hand, press it together and shape it into an oval ball.

step 6


Place the plates in the steamer and steam on high for 7 to 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and remove the kozhukattai from the steamer. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes before serving.