Pal Kozhukkatai


Pal Kozhukkatai

This dessert is perfect for any occasions
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 5 people



  • Add some salt to 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the hot water to the rice flour and and mix with your hand or wooden spoon.
  • Mix the flour and make it into a balls which can be as tiny as peas or gooseberry sized.
  • :- The flour should not stick to your fingers.
  • Boil 2 cups of water in a wide thick bottomed vessel.
  • When the water is boiling, add the flour balls directly into the water and stir after 3 mins.
  • After 5 mins of boiling the rice flour balls, add 1 cup of boiled milk to this and stir thoroughly.
  • Add the sugar or mashed jaggery and cardamom and check for sweetness.
  • :- If it`s needed, you can add more accdgly.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and allow the pal kozhukkati to boil for atleast 20 mins.
  • Stir every couple of mins to avoid sticking at the bottom.
  • Finally, when its thick to a certain level, add the shredded coconut and mix well.
  • Allow it to cool before serving.
  • :- Remeber that the pal kozhukattai will become more thick, when its cooled. If you want more watery, you can add some hot milk.
  • :- When you mix the flour with salted hot water, the consistency should be the same as we do for kozhukattai or Idiyappam.
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Response (4)
  1. K
    Kalivani Nambiraj October 20, 2006

    very easy and tasty kerala sweet. it tasted just like my mom used to make. keep posting more recipes like this. thanks

  2. m
    meha October 20, 2006

    yummy…my kids loved it so much

  3. R
    Revathi T October 20, 2006

    it was really good….came out very well

  4. d
    deepika harri January 1, 2008

    really really good..thanks a lot.

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