7 June 2009

Kozhukkatta- Rice Sweet Dumplings

How to Make Kozhukkatta (Sweet rice dumplings)


1) Rice flour – 1.5 Cup(s)
2) Water – 1 cup
3) Jaggery – 2-3 pieces or As required
4) Grated coconut – ¾ Cup
5) Crushed cardamom – 2 nos.
6) Salt – 1 pinch


Boil water in a pan with salt, once water starts boiling, switch off the gas then gradually add the rice flour and mix well with out any lumps. Allow it to cool. It should be in Chapatti consistency.

Meanwhile mix the grated coconut, grated jaggery and powdered cardamom to make the filling.

Take a big lime sized ball of the dough and shape it into a cup with your fingers. Then Put a spoon of the filling into the cups and seal it with the edge of the cup dough. Steam the kozhukkatta’s in the Idli cooker. It is usually ready in 10-12 mins. Once cooled down, serve them as a whole or cut in half.


  1. Hello Sherly..
    Your blog is just awesome.Most of them are my fav dishes and recipes are very similar to my mom's.
    Thanks a lot for sharing the recipes.

    keep posting,

    p.s:kozhukatta is a very nostalgic snack. :)
    Do you use roasted rice powder or raw?

  2. Thanks a lot for your comment; I used roasted eastern rice powder to make this dish.