|Published||Apr 6, 2009||Cooking Time||1 hour|
|Recipe Type||Desserts/Sweets||Preparation Time||30 min|
|Ingredient||Other||Standing Time||1 hour|
Description: Kolukattai is an authentic Indian sweet prepared for the spcl occasion of vinayagar chathurthi. And this is one variety called PIDI Kolukattai
Recipe of Pidi kolukattai
1. Melt the jaggery in 1 cup of water and strain it to remove the impurities. 2. mix the rice flour in remaining 1 cup o water and set aside. 3. in a heavy bottom pan, heat the strained jaggery and bring it to a boil. 4. Stir in the rice flour mix slowly and keep stirring. add the coconut and cardomum too. 5. Stir continuously, (there should be no lumps) until water is absorbed and the mixture thickens enough to be a dough. 6. Switch off the stove and transfer the mixture on to a plate and let cool for about 2 to 3 minutes. 7. grease your palms with gingely oil and roll portions of the dough into lemon sized balls. 8. 'pidi' can be done by placing a ball in one palm and pressing it gently with the fingers ofthe other hand. you can even leave some kolukattais in the ball form. 9. arrange them in greased idli plates. Steam for about 15 to 16 minutes. Make sure about an inch or 2 of water is heated well in the idli pot or pressure cooker before strating to steam. 10. allow to cool for 0 mins and then serve.
Posted Apr 6, 2009