Ammini Kozhukattai

Ammini Kozhukattai

Ammini Kozhukattai

Ammini Kozhukattai are ideally rice flour dumplings that are steamed, cooked and later tossed in a tempering for additional flavors. Very little oil is used in its preparation, hence it makes for a healthy and light snack.They can be made both sweet or spicy depending on your preference. It is usually prepared during Ganesha Chathurthi. Usually this is done with leftover rice flour dough after making kozhukattais and leftover filling from uppu kozhukattai. It is also a yummilicious traditional Tamil breakfast recipe. In this recipe the small rice flour balls are first steamed and then tampered. Mani means beads and these kozhukattais do look like small beads. These mani kozhukattai are also known as undrallu guggillu in Andhra Pradesh.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Channa dal
  • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
  • Curry leave little
  • 4 Dry chili
  • Salt as taste
  • 3 tsp Oil


  • Soak rice for 2 hours and grind well and keep aside
  • In pan add oil and pour rice batter and salt mix well and cook for 5 - 10 mins make soft dough turn off
  • Make Small balls and keep side and In a steamer steam the balls.
  • Now in a pan add oil temper mustard, channa , urad dal and curry leaves and dry chili
  • Add coconut and little salt. mix well
  • Now add ammini kozhukattai, mix well and turn off
  • Now its ready to serve Ammini Kozhukattai


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