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Kaara Kozhukattai Pooranam / Urad Dhal Kozhukkati/ Mothak filling

The spicy filling with urad dhal for the kozhukattai - Vinayakar Chathurthi Special
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Author: Srividhya G

Ingredients

  • Urad dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Channa dhal - 1 tsp
  • Toor dhal - 1 tsp
  • Coconut - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 3/4 tsp
  • Red chillies - 2 adjust according to your taste
  • Hing - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a couple
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Instructions

  • Soak urad dhal, channa dhal, toor dhal along with red chillies for 30 minutes.
  • Grind them into a coarse paste by adding not more 2 tbsps of water along with salt and hing.
  • Now heat the pan or tadka vessel. Add oil.
  • Once the oil is hot add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • As they start to splutter add it to the grinded mixture.
  • Now add the turmeric and coconut and mix well.
  • Grease the idly trays with oil and take a medium lemon sized ball of the grinded mixture and place them in the idly tray.
  • Steam them for unto 15 minutes.
  • Let it cool and that’s it the filling is ready.

Notes

Before prepare the kozhukattai crumble the steamed urad dhal dumplings.