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Salted kozhukatta

Ammini kozhukkatta or simply kozhukatta is an easy and delicious recipe. Preparing for breakfast and also used as a evening snack.


  • Row white rice( Pachari )-250 gm
  • Salt:1/2 tbs
  • Hot Water -approximately 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds : 1tbs
  • Shallots : 10 to 15 nos (crush it in mixer or used chopped  shallots)
  • Curry leaves : 2 stems
  • Red chills : 3 to 4 nos
  • Coconut oil : 2 tbs

Instructions to prepare flour:

Either you can use ready made pathiri flour or prepare the flour very easily as follows:

Soak the the rice in water for 1 hour, then clean it properly using water(2 or 3 times). Wash out the rice, make it dry.

You can make flour with rice from flour mill or you can prepare the flour using mixer from home itself.

In a mixer grind the rice, make it very nice( pathiri flour ), remove all water from flour by heat the same in low flame. In a pan roast the flour and stir well for 6 to 7 minutes. No need to change the color of flour. just need to remove the water completely.

Boil water , Using this boiled water mix the rice powder( by adding required water) with salt,and Make a soft,non-sticky dough like “pathiri ” dough . Set aside.

Preparing kozhukatta: 

Take a orange sized dough balls.Make a oval shape with hand. Press in center along the length with 4 fingers. As in below pic:

Cook the kozhukatta in idli cooker. In a cooker or idili pot, heat the water , put a steel plate above the water and place the kozhukatte into it. Steam it for 20 minutes. Then off the flame. After 5 minutes open the cooker .

Once it is cooled cut kozhukatta into small pieces.

In a pan add 2 table spoon of oil, once hot splutter  1 tbs of mustard, 3 to 4 red chilies, crushed shallots,  and 2 stems of curry leaves fry it well and add kozhukatta pieces into it. Mix all together well.

Then off the flame and serve hot.

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