Tag: Kozhukattai

Panai Olai Kozhukattai

Panai Olai Kozhukattai (Palm Leaf Kozhukattai)

It is specially prepared for Thirukarthigai Day (Karthigai Deepam festival) in the districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin. Hand-ground raw rice flour is mixed with powdered ‘karuppatti’ (palm jaggery) and coconut gratings. This flour mixture is then stuffed in the tender palm leaves and cooked in steam for a while. […]


Poorana Kozhukattai/Modak

For Poorana Kozhukattai/Modak, we need to prepare the outer shell and the stuffing (Pooranam) separately. The outer shell is made with Rice Dough and can be prepared in different ways. I have shared two methods below. You can prepare rice flour as below or you can use store bought ready […]