First, measure all the ingredients and keep everything ready. In a heavy bottomed pan, pour the water.
Then add powdered jaggery and let it dissolve completely.
Then take a non-stick pan, pour the filtered the jaggery water. Once it starts to boil, add the grated coconut.
Now add cardamom powder and salt. Don't let the jaggery water to change to syrup stage else the rice flour won't get cooked.
Simmer the flame and add the rice flour slowly and in a sprinkled way to avoid lump formation. Stir continuously in low flame for 5 to 6 mins, till it forms a mass and comes together. Ensure the rice flour is completely cooked, before steaming to get soft kozhukattai. If there are little bit lumps no need to worry, as we keep mixing it becomes smooth.
Now add oil and mix again. Transfer the dough to a bowl and let it cool a little.
When it is hand bearable that is warm, knead the dough smoothly. Pinch equal sized dough and roll into balls. Take a ball and make into oval/oblong shape. Do the same till the dough is over.
Press the oval/oblong shape kozhukattai with your fingers to make the impression. Grease a steamer or idli plate with little oil.
Arrange the kozhukattai in the steamer or idli plate and cook covered.
Steam it for 10 to 12 minutes in medium flame and switch off the flame.
Try this sweet pidi kozhukattai recipe for this Ganesh Chaturthi festival or as an evening snack too.
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