Erukkam Kozhukkattai

Name of this dish based on the flower Erukkam poo in Tamil, commonly known as Crown flower loved by Lord Ganesha. Kozhukkattai as neivedhyam, prepared in the shape of Erukkam poo, his desired flower. Tastes great with both sweet and spicy fillings.

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Erikkam kozhukkattai
Erikkam kozhukkattai


Ingredients: To make 20 Kozhukkattai

Rice flour-1 cup

Salt-1 pinch

Oil-2 tsp

Water-3/4 cup

Ingredient for Sweet  filling:

Coconut-1/2 cup

Channa dal-1/4 cup boiled

Jaggery(powdered)-1/2 cup

Elaichi powder-1/4 tsp


Heat pan with 1 tsp of Ghee adds coconut fry little in low flame add mashed channa dal and Jaggery mix well.

Add Elaichi powder switch off and keep aside to cool.

Ingredient for Salt, Dal filling:

Urad dal or Lentil or Green gram-1/2 cup

Dry red chilli-2 nos

Salt- 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1 tsp

Coconut-3 tsp


Soak dal for 1 hour

Grind coarsely with cumin seeds,Red chilli, and Salt.

Heat pan with one tsp of oil season with Mustard seeds and asafoetida,add curry leaves mix well.

Saute until half cooked now add coconut and  set aside to cool.

Here both sweet and dal mixture is readyDSC07980


Boil water ,take wide bowl pour rice flour and Salt add water little by little mix with the spoon to the consistency to make a ball.

Make small lemon sized balls and  into small circles with thin-medium thickness.

Fill it with one teaspoon of filling or as desired in the middle of  circles and close it as Erukam poo shape.



Boil water in idly pan and steam boil  these filled Kozhukkattai for 15 minutes.

Delicious Erukkam Kozhukkattai is ready.



Erukkam Kozhukkattai







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