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Red Aval (Poha) Kozhukattai

Red Aval Kozhukattai

Red Aval Kozhukattai

Looking for a unique and delicious snack? Check out this kozhukattai made with red aval and coconut gratings, perfect with chutney or Idli Milagai Podi.

Red Aval (Poha) Kozhukattai

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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This kozhukattai is made with red aval (poha) and coconut gratings. It is served with any chutney or Idli Milagai Podi.


  • Red Aval (Poha) – 2 cups

  • Coconut Gratings – 1 cup

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Bengal Gram Dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Urad Dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Asafoetida Powder – a pinch

  • Green Chillies – 2

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  • Wash the poha and soak it in water for about half-an-hour. Drain the excess water if any.
  • In a bowl add the soaked poha with salt and knead it well.
  • In a small pan add the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it starts crackling add bengal gram dhal, urad dhal and asafoetida powder and fry till the dhals turn light brown.
  • Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves to the seasoning and fry for a while.
  • Add this to the kneaded poha.
  • Add coconut gratings also and once again knead everything well.
  • Take a lemon size dough and make oval shape kozhukattai.
  • Arrange it in a greased idli plate or in a steamer plate and steam cook it for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Serve with any chutney. Idli Milagai Podi will also go well with this.

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