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Also Known As:  Easter Kozhukatta, Hosana Kozhukotta, Kolukattai, Osana Kozhakkattai, Steamed Modak, Modaka, Sweet Rice Dumblings

Category:  Snacks

Region:  Kerala

Type:  Vegetarian

Serving Size:  5  Adults

Cooking Time:  45  Minutes

Preparation Time:  30  Minutes


  1. Rice Powder     2    cup
  2. Grated Coconut     1    cup
  3. Jaggery(Sarkkara)     1    cup
  4. Roasted Rice Powder     ½    cup
  5. Cardamom(Elakka) Powder     1    tsp
  6. Dry Ginger(Chukku)     1    tsp
  7. Oil     1    tsp
  8. Salt to taste     1    tsp


  1. Melt the jaggery adding enough water and strain to remove any impurities.
  2. Reheat the jaggery and add coconut. Keep stirring until it turns thick consistency
  3. Remove from the fire, add roasted rice powder, cardamom powder and dry ginger powder.Mix it well and keep aside.
  4. Boil the water in a pan with salt.
  5. Remove from the fire and add rice flour,stirring continuously and make dough.
  6. Apply oil to your hands and make lemon sized balls out of the dough.
  7. Using your thumb and forefingers, flatten the edges first and gradually shape it like a cup.
  8. Keep a little coconut filling inside and fold it to seal well.Repeat until all dough is used.
  9. Steam cook it till done
  10. Kozhukattai is ready enjoy it.

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