Ammini Kozhukattai is one of the varieties of Kozhukattai. Kozhukattai is nothing but momos. It is a traditional food prepared during Ganesha Chathurthi or any other festival. We make so many different varieties of Kozhukattai like Pidi Kozhukattai, Kara Kozhukattai, Ellai kozhukattai, Ammini Kozhukatai, Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai, sweet Ammini Kozhukattai and so on.
Ammini Kozhukattai is very and easy to make yet very tasty kozhukattai. It is also called as Mani Kozhukattai. It is small balls made using the rice flour then it is steamed for 10 minutes. Then the steamed balls will be tossed in the basic tadka to make it more flavourful. We can make this ammini kozhukattai in the sweet version too.
Check out the video recipe here:
Tips to make perfect Ammini Kozhukattai:
Mix very quick immediately after adding the hot water.
Don’t leave the dough to dry, make balls soon after you make the dough.
You can even add idly chutney powder at the end to make it even more flavourful.
Do not steam for more than 10 minutes then it will become chewier.
Here is the detailed recipe for Ammini Kozhukattai:
Take 1 cup rice flour, 1 tsp ghee,
salt to taste, 1 cup hot water and mix really well-using spoon or spatula.
Once the mixture is cool down, use your hand to make a soft dough.
Make small balls out of the dough and steam them in the steamer for 8 to 10 minutes. Keep the steamed balls aside.
Take a pan, add 2 tbsp oil, add ½ tsp mustard seeds and once it is crackled.
Add 1 tsp urad dal, ¼ tsp hing,
a handful of curry leaves, 2 red chillies and mix everything well.
Now add steamed balls, 1 tbsp grated coconut and mix everything really well. Ammini Kozhukattai is ready to serve as a snack.
Ammini Kozhukattai is ready to serve.
Ammini Kozhukattai | Kara Kozhukattai (VIDEO)
Ammini Kozhukattai is made of rice flour to make some balls and then steamed. Then the steamed balls will be tossed in the South Indian tadka.