Kozhukkatta

Kozhukkatta is a famous South Indian dumplings with a sweet or savory filling inside. Here is the recipe of spicy kozhukkatta with beef filling inside. You can replace it with your favorite filling.
Ingredients for Kozhukkatta:
  1. Rice Flour- 1 cup
  2. Water- 1 ¼ cup
  3. Salt-to taste
  4.  oil-3 drops
For the sweet filling Check the filling used here: Coconut Filling
For the chicken filling Check the filling used here: Chicken Filling
Ingredients for the beef filling:
  1. Beef- ½ kg
  2. Onion-2 nos
  3. Ginger garlic crushed-1 tbsp
  4. Green chilly-1 no
  5. Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  6. Chilly powder- 1 tsp
  7. Pepper powder-1 tsp
  8. Coriander powder-1tsp
  9. Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  10. Salt-to taste
  11. Oil-1tbsp
Preparation of filling:
  • Cook beef pieces with half of turmeric powder, chilly powder, pepper powder, garam masala powder and salt.
  • Pressure cooks until done and dry out all the excess water by open cooking.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and sauté onions until golden in color
  • Add ginger, garlic and green chilly. Sauté for another minute.
  • Add all the remaining powders and mix well.
  • Add cooked beef pieces and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Cook for another 30 minutes until the beef pieces gets dried well and reached the minced meet form.
  • Switch off the flame and allows to cool completely before filling
Preparation of kozhukkatta:
  • Boil 1 ¼ cup of water in a pan, add salt and 3 drops of oil.
  • When it boils add rice flour and stir quickly for a minute.
  • Switch off the flame and make a smooth dough out of it by kneading well (knead ; when it is still hot but manageable with your hand)
  • Divide the dough in to equal balls (like balls for chapathi)
  • Take a boll and roll it in to small diameter.
  • Put little beef filling on centre of it.
  • Carefully stick the rolled dough again in to a ball shape.
  • Repeat it for all the balls.
  • Steam cooks the prepared balls for about 15-20 minutes until done.
  • Serve warm and enjoy the taste!
Kozhukkatta Kozhukkatta Reviewed by Fejna Em on 21:37 Rating: 5
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