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Healthy steamed dumplings for Vinayagar Chathruthi.. Replace millets with rice for pidi kozhukattais and enjoy a healthy Festive season.
What you need:
Thinai Rice / Foxtail Millet - 1 cup
Moong Dhal - 1/4 cup
Green Chillies - 2 nos, finely chopped
Coconut - 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Uradh dhal - 1 tsp
Channa dhal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 4 nos
Coriander - 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Asafoetida gen pinch
Salt as reqd
Oil - 1 tsp
Water - 2 cups

How to make:
Soak thinai and moong dhal for 10 mins clean them and boil in a pan with salt and water and boil until they are almost cooked. Remove excess water if any.

Heat oil in a pan add mustard once they crackle add uradh dhal, channa dhal, chillies, curry leaves, coriander, coconut, asafoetida and saute well and add to the thinai and dhal mix.

Cool the mixture and roll into balls and steam it for 10 mins.


very innovative and healthy version of pidi kozhukattai.. thanks for sharing this recipe :)
Sapana Behl said…
Wonderful recipe !
wow healthy kozhukattai aks... my fav. millet...
S.Menaga said…
Very healthy it!!
Venisri Senthan said…
New version of kollukattai for me...looks fabulous!
Wow!!healthy kozhukattai,nice variation to regular rice kozhukattais...looks yummy.
CHITRA said…
wow, i must try this. healthy one :)
healthy and tasty kolukattai
Hema said…
Very healthy kozhukattais, have to try cooking with thinai..
Vimitha Anand said…
Very healthy kozhukattai
perfect kozhukatai for thinnai pillayar :) and as prasadam for us
Savitha Ganesan said…
Very healthy it to the core.