Paal Kozhukattai

Dessert made of milk - Authentic Tamil nadu Receipe

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Paal Kozhukattai

Dessert made of milk - Authentic Tamil nadu Receipe

By gita nair

Published On: 10 May 2009

Rating: 4
21 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

Mix 1/2 cup of milk, 11/2 cups of water to the rice flour with ghee and a pinch of salt together.

Step 2

Heat the batter in a pan (preferably non stick) and keep stirring without any lumps, till it forms a dough consistency.

Step 3

When it is cool, add 4 tsp oil to that and knead it into a soft dough.

Step 4

Make small balls (like u do for seedai) out of this.

Step 5

Take milk from the coconut.

Step 6

:- Check out here how to do it. First time when u extract milk from the coconut, u will get thick milk. Keep this as your 1st extract. Again add water and extract milk. This time u will get a thinner milk. Repeat it again the third time too where u will get a very thin extract. Do not mix the coconut milks together. keep aside.

Step 7

:- If u are using tinned coconut milk, add 1/2 cup of water to 1/2 cup of the coconut milk cream to get the first thick extract. Take 1/4 cup of coconut cream and add 1/2 cup of water to make the 2nd extract and repeat this step again for the 3rd extract with the remaining 1/4 cup of coconut milk cream.

Step 8

In a non stick pan, add the 3rd extract and the rice balls.

Step 9

When it boils and when the balls float on top, add the 2nd extract.

Step 10

Add the 1st extract and the sugar after 3 minutes.

Step 11

Let it thicken and then add the cardamom powder.

Step 12

:- Kozhukattais are ready to be served.


perfect sweet dish, my family loved it...thnx

Sruthi Shankar

Easy and yummy recipe.. added a few saffron strands to give it color and flavour.. turned out to be a delicious dessert!


Yummy, my kids loved it. They ask me to prepare it again n again.

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