For the Dough:
- Rice Flour - 3/4 cup
- Water - 1/2 cup + some tbsp of water
- Salt - a pinch
- Sugar - a pinch
- Sesame Oil - 1 1/2 tsp
Uppu Kozhukattai Poornam:
- Urud dhal - 1/2 cup
- Green chilli - 1/2
- Ginger - Gooseberry size
- Oil - to cook
- Mustard Seeds - 1 1/2 tsp
- Curry Leaves - 1 string
- Urud Dhal - 1 tsp
- Channa Dhal - 1/2 tsp
- Salt - to taste
To Prepare the dough:
* First take the rice flour and dilute it to the batter consistency.( Do not dilute it too much)
(For 1 cup rice flour take 1 cup of water)
* Then take a pressure cooker and add the sesame oil into that along with pinch of sugar and salt.
* Then once the water comes to boil add the diluted rice flour batter to it and stir it continuously.
* Then keep the stove at low and close the lid of the pressure cooker.
* Cook it for 4 to 6 minutes without any whistles.
* Then open the lid of the pressure cooker and stir the mixture, that's where you get a good soft dough consistency.
* Then take the dough out and allow it to cool and then knead the dough to make it softer.
* The dough is ready.
* Take urud dhal and soak it for 1/2 an hour.
* Then drain the dhal and add salt as required and grind it coarsely along with green chilli, ginger and then add salt and mix them well.
* Then cook it in idli cooker.
* Once done just add it in blender to make it loose.
* Then take a pan, add oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves and splutter it.
* Then add the blended mixture and saute them well and mix it.
* Uppu Poornam is ready.
* Take the dough (gooseberry size) and press it and make it into cup shape and then stuff the prepared poornam and then close it and make it to a ball shaped kozhukattai.
* Then once the kozhukattai is ready then steam it and cook for ten minutes.
* Once done allow it to cool for some time.
* Tasty yummy uppu kozhukattai is ready to taste.