Vinayaka Chathurthi

Kozhukattai for Vinayaka Chathurthi


Rice - 250 gm
Grated coconut - 3 big cups
Jaggery - 1 big cup
Powdered cardamom – 3
Oil - 2 spoons
Salt - A small pinch


Wash and soak the rice in water. Grind it in a mixer to from a smooth paste. In a pan, pour oil and a little water and add rice paste to it. Stir it till it becomes thick. Transfer it and cover it in a cloth and allow it to cool. Rice dough is ready.


In a pan, pour a little water and add jaggery and stir it for five minutes till it becomes thick. Add grated coconut to it and stir it for some time till it blends well with the jaggery. Add powdered cardamom to it. Allow it to cool.


Make small balls with rice dough by smattering oil in your hands and flatten it and make tiny cups. Make tiny balls of pooranam and enclose it in the tiny cups and close it. Steam it for 10 minutes.

Kozhukattai is ready for offering to everyone’s favourite God Vinayaka.

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