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Sri Ganesh Chaturthi: Kozhukattai Recipe

August 23, 2009 By: admin Category: Festives & Sweets No Comments →

Kozhukattai or Moodak Recipe is the special dish for Ganesh Chaturthi


Rice flour – 2 cup

Water – 1 1/2 cup

Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp

Coconut – 1 cup

Jaggery – 1/2 cup

oil – 2 tsp


1. Take little water in a tawa, heat it and add the powdered jagerry.

2. Once jaggery melts and add the coconut and mix well.

3. When it thickens add cardamom powder and turn off the stove.

Poornam or the sweet stuffing is ready.

4. Heat 1 1/2 cup water and add a pinch of salt and 2 tsp oil to it.

5. When water starts boiling, add the rice flour and mix well.

6. Allow the recently mixed rice flour to cool down a bit and start making small cups  and fill the poornam inside and close the corners.

Note: You can either close it sidewise or in the top. Just check out both ways in the pics.

Kozhukattai closed sidewise

Kozhukattai closed side-wise

Moodak (closed at the top) specially for Ganesh Chaturthi

Moodak (closed at the top) specially for Ganesh Chaturthi

7. Steam cook the prepared kozhukattai for min 7-10 mins and kozhukattai is ready.