Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Red Rice Ammini Kozhukattais/Red Rice Savoury Steamed Balls

Tomorrow is the most popular and famous Ganesh chathurthi, wish i live in India during this festival. Seriously am missing these festivals here, coz we dont have that much fun as we have in India, its a working day tomorrow to everyone and i'll be alone at home making foods and poojas. Coming to this cute looking red rice mani kozhukattais aka ammini kozhukattais, i prepared them yesterday to give a try with red rice flour,for my surprise they came out extremely delicious,tasty and prefect for the celebration. Give a try to this healthy and colourful steamed balls.

Usually ammini kozhukattai's or mani kozhukattai's are made out of leftover dough of the kozhukattais we make during this festivals.This is the most tastiest of the kozhukattais for me so i'll be waiting to make some mini kozhukattais with the leftover dough after every vinagayar chathurthi festival. Even its time consuming to make those mini balls, its really worth to try them.Sending to my own event Healthy Dish-Steamed Foods guest hosted by Jaleela of Cookbookjaleela and to Priti's Festive Food Ganesh Chaturthi.



1cup Red rice flour (roasted)
1cup Water
1/2tsp Salt
1tbsp Oil
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp Urad dal
Few Curryleaves
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
2nos Dry red chillies
3tbsp Grated coconut
1tbsp Sesame seeds
Oil for tempering


In a bowl, boil water with salt and oil. When the water starts boiling add red rice flour and stir well until rice flour mixed with water. Keep aside for 10 minutes.

Knead again to a soft dough, roll them tiny mini balls,transfer them to a greased idly plate and steam cook for 10minutes in a steamer.

Grind the dry red chillies,grated coconut and sesame seeds as coarse paste and keep aside.

Heat enough oil for tempering, let splutters the mustard seeds,urad dal, add the curry leaves and asafoetida powder.

Add immediately the steamed cooked ammini kozhukattais, grounded paste and cook until the balls gets well tossed with the spices.

Serve hot.

41 comments:

  1. These are so interesting! Bet they are very tasty too.

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  2. Yummy and delicious!!!

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  3. They look very cute, I am sure children can be involved in the shaping of these, I remember doing so in my friends house. As they say, many hands make light work.

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  4. Its interesting. different too :)

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  5. these cuties looks sooo delicious

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  6. very different and interesting :)

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  7. These balls are absolutely cute dear! Happy Vinayagar Chathurthi...I just love Him!!! Just done with spring cleaning for the tomorrow's pooja :)

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  8. J'ai acheté du riz rouge que je n'ai pas encore cuisiné mais je n'ai jamais fait attention à sa farine.
    Ces boulettes doivent être délicieuses.
    Bonne fête à toi et aux tiens.
    A bientôt

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  9. Have never tried kozhukattai in red rice flour!!! that is new and interesting!!!

    Sowmya

    Ongoing Event - Coconut

    Ongoing Event - Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids - Combo Meals

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  10. Red rice is always very healthy one... Not yet tried... Love it...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  11. what a lovely and healthy version Priya chef, looks so delicious..

    Priya
    Fried Prawn~ Kerala Style



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  12. A very interesting & delicious recipe!1
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  13. When i first saw the picture, I thought it was black channa sundal! :) Nice idea to make ammini kozhukattais with red rice - they are my favorite too.

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  14. That is such a unique recipe! Never tried Kozhukattai with red rice..looks lovely:-)

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  15. very different and delicious ..never heard about this before..like Lavanya, me too thought that this is stir fried kala chana,,wonderful recipe!

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  16. I am drooling here seeing your picture..Very appealing..

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  17. wow red rice kozhukkattai luks so cute...sure will try Priya:)

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  18. This is so healthy and the perfect snack! I need to make this.

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  19. You wouldn't be making these if you were in India! We have our mothers in MILs to do all the cooking there! These balls are so novel and innovative.

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  20. 2morrow me too planned to make red rice flour mani kozhukattai,those looks very tempting!!

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  21. This really sounds delicious. I hope you have a great day, despite not being home for the festival. Blessings...Mary

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  22. looks so cute that I first thought it's cow peas..lovely recipe.

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  23. Sure this Kozhukattai taste great because of red rice...Tempting Click Priya..
    Happy Ganesh Chaturti!!

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  24. They look like the kala chana Sundal, very cute :-)

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  25. Simply superb n double healthy

    Happy vinayagar chathurthi

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  26. Yumm!! Loving these yummy treats!!

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  27. These look so delicious Priya!!!! Happy Vinayaka chaturhti to you dear

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  28. These look so delicious Priya!!!! Happy Vinayaka chaturhti to you dear

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  29. Delicious and healthy... You can link this to my on-going Vinayagar chathurthi event..

    Inviting you to join my on-going events :-

    Onam Sadhya Grand Feast

    Vinayagar Chathurthi Event

    Cheers,
    Sharanya
    Sharans Samayalarai

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