Thursday, September 20, 2012

Steamed Onion & Chickpeas Savoury Balls/Vengaya Kondakadalai Uppu Kozhukattai

Hope you all had a fabulous ganesh chathurthi celebrations, mine went well and we had a fantastic feast yesterday with our favourite foods. Coming to this yummy savoury balls, i prepared them quickly before yesterday's pooja, as i want something savoury for prasadams. This uppu kozhukattais take hardly less than half an hour to get ready and they tastes super delicious. Onions and chickpeas gives a wonderful flavour and taste to this easy breezy kozhukattais.With Ragi Paal Kozhukattais,Red Rice Ammini Kozhukattais and this onion chickpeas savoury balls we celebrated our favourite god Ganesha's birthday yesterday and enjoyed this healthy foods thoroughly..Sending to my own event Healthy Dish-Steamed Foods guest hosted by Jaleela of Cookbookjaleela,my own event CWS-Chickpeas guest hosted by Kavi of Foodmania and to Priti's Festive Food Ganesh Chaturthi.

1cup Rice flour
2cups Water
1no Onions (large and chopped)
1/2cup Chickpeas (cooked & mashed slightly)
2tbsp Grated coconut
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
1/2tsp Channadal
2nos Dry red chillies (broken)
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
Few curry leaves

Heat enough oil, let splutters the mustard seeds,urad dal,channadal, add the broken red chillues,asafoetida powder and curry leaves, fry until the chillies turns brown.

Now add the chopped onions, saute until they turns transculent, add immediately the water, grated coconut and bring everything to boil.

Once the water starts boiling, add the mashed chickpeas,cook for few more seconds.

Add the rice flour to the cooking water and put the flame in simmer,stir well until the rice flour gets well cooked and turn as a thick dough.

Keep aside and let them cool completely.

Knead the cooked spiced rice flour dough and make medium sized balls out of it.

Steam cook for 10-15minutes and enjoy warm.


  1. Very innovative and tempting kozhukkatis

  2. good looking outcome.... very colorful...

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  3. super delicious....Rush your entries for Know your Flours-Corn flour event in my blog.

  4. delicious n healthy snack..yummy

  5. yummy..yummmm!!! looks delish..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  6. Very new to me and interesting one dear. yummy.

  7. Nice kozhukattais. Happy Ganesh chaturthi!!

  8. Healthy and tasty snack,innovative..will try this.

  9. What a fabulous dish. This really looks delicious. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  10. wat a innovative recipe dear... healthy

  11. Yummy looking kozhukattai...Innovative recipe..

  12. wonderful recipe... looks delicious..

  13. I just posted a similar dish on my blog, I make it with rice rava and without onions. Looks delicious.

  14. Different as usual.. Sound interesting and filling.. going to try this for tomorrow breakfast..

  15. Yumm!! I love these - I could just munch my way through an entire batch!


  16. Thanks for linking , healthy delicious kozukattai


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