Thursday, July 28, 2011

Pidi Kozhakattai

I learnt this recipe from my Mom.Very yummy and tasty snack (can be served as breakfast also) for this rainy season.It goes well with Tamarind Thogayal http://patbug.blogspot.com/2011/07/onion-tamarind-thogayal.html


Ingredients
Part 1 - Odasal

  • Raw Rice - 1 cup
  • Toor Dhal - 1 tablespoon
  • Pepper- 8 nos
  • Jeera - 1 teaspoon

Grind all the ingredients together coarsely in a mixer.It will be like Rawa



Part 2 - Seasoning
  • Oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard - 1 teaspoon
  • Urad Dhall - 1/2 teaspoon or little more
  • Curry Leaves - Optional
  • Red Chillies - 4 or more

Part 3 -Others
  • Coconut - 2 tablespoons (optional)
  • Salt- 1 teaspoon or according to your taste
  • Water - 1 cup

Method
1. Heat oil in a kadai and season with the ingredients mentioned.Can also add pepper while seasoning (optional)

2. Add water, coconut and salt and allow it to boil.


3. Now add the coarsely grounded odasal.Mix well, it will become like a upma dough.



4. Allow the dough to become warm.Make small balls and place it in a idly plate or even ordinary separator used in cookers (You may notice color change in the second picture below its due to my camera)



5. Steam it for 15 minutes and switch off the stove.Serve after 2 minutes

Serve it with Tamrind based Thogayal