Kaara Kozhukattai Pooranam / Urad Dhal Kozhukkati/ Mothak filling
The spicy filling with urad dhal for the kozhukattai - Vinayakar Chathurthi Special
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
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.
Before prepare the kozhukattai crumble the steamed urad dhal dumplings.