Vinayagar Chaturthi Special – Kozhukattai Recipe!

Happy Vinayagar Chaturthi!!!!


Rice Flour dumplings filled with coconut and jaggery, this sweet dish is known as modak in Maharashtra.


1 cuprice flour

1 cup water

½ tsp oil

1 cup coconut, grated

½ cup jaggery, grated

½ tsp cumin, crushed

¼ tspcardamom powder


  1. Add rice flour to a bowl.Boil water in a pan with a pinch of salt and ½ teaspoon oil.
  2. When it comes to the boil,  switch off heat and pour into the rice flour. Add enough to form soft, pliable dough.
  3. Mix well using a spatula without forming any lumps. The mixture should be soft but should not stick to the hand. Cover and keep aside.
  4. Add grated coconut to a bowl. Add the grated jaggery, cardamom powder and crushed cumin. Mix well.
  5. Add more jaggery if you want more sweetness.
  6. Apply oil to your palms. Take a small ball off the dough. Flatten it to form a round shape. Make sure not to make it too thin. Else it will crack open.
  7. Place a spoonful of the filling in the centre. Bring the edges to the centre and seal together. Roll to form a ball.
  8. You may make Kozhukattaiin any shape you choose to.
  9. Steam these in a greased steamer for 10-15 minutes till it looks glossy.
  10. Serve hot.

Recipe by Mareena Jerrish

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