Spicy Rice Balls-Kozhukatta

by RamyaVijayakumar
Spicy Rice Balls | Kozhukatta
Spicy Rice Balls-Kozhukatta adds a spicy zest to your meal. The appealing spicy texture and flavor of the snack can be well enjoyed with a cup of hot tea. It is a secret ingredient 'hing' that adds to the zesty flavor of the dish. Spicy Rice Balls-Kozhukatta is a very easy dish that requires just a few minutes for the preparation. Even beginners can give a try at the dish. You can adjust the spiciness of the dish as per individual requirement. Some want it mild, while others want it a bit too hot and spicy. Be it elders or kids, no one can resist the delicious snack. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
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Spicy Rice Balls | Kozhukatta
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 20 minutes
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 18
Rating: 5
You:
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Instructions
  1. For preparing the spicy dish, first boil water in a pan.
  2. Add required salt.
  3. Pour the boiling water into the rice flour. Keep stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  4. Let the mixture thicken.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool a bit.
  6. The mixture should be smooth.
  7. Pluck out small balls.
  8. Roll with your palm.
  9. :- Apply a little oil on your hands while doing so.
  10. Steam the rice balls in a steamer for five minutes or until done. Apply a little oil on the steamer plates inside so that the dough will not stick to the bottom.
  11. Allow it to cool.
  12. Heat oil in a pan.
  13. Add mustard seeds, red chillies, a pinch of hing and curry leaves. You can adjust the spiciness of the dish as per requirement.
  14. Add the rice balls and stir.
  15. :- Serve the rice ball dish hot. Enjoy the snack with a cup of hot tea.
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17 comments

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AnuradhaSreekumar March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Making kozhukkattas have always been difficult..but this one is real yumm..

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Shyama March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Great recipe….good to see…great dish for parties….got a lot of complements thanks to this recipe

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chakkara October 6, 2005 - 12:00 am

good one…i appreciate.

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BK November 28, 2006 - 12:00 am

Saut some onions and ground coconut and add to it and it tastes good.

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anushamithun July 28, 2009 - 4:01 am

i tried the recipe s good…..

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san November 16, 2006 - 12:00 am

easy & tasty dish for an evening snack. Try adding some coconut flakes to make it tastier.

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Devika Sharma March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Good recipe …For kids parties you can add different colors to porions of the dough to make it attractive

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Rugmini March 23, 2004 - 12:00 am

Though rolling the kozhukattas is time consuming it was worth the effort…My kids loved it…

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pc August 31, 2004 - 12:00 am

In fact u can do this other way
soak rice in water and grind with small Onion(cheriya ulli) ,jeera and salt .And the rest as u mentioned. steam. Try it . Let me know if this is good. I can give u more recepie if u want.Chicken(made with coconut)curry will be go with this

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pc August 31, 2004 - 12:00 am

The name sounds funny . The recepie is good. I have heard “Kozhukatta”
Are u from Kozhikode

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cv February 16, 2005 - 12:00 am

good recipe of kozhukkatta.

PC: the one that goes with chicken curry is `Pidi” which is the dish of sathya kristhyani in and around moovattupuzha,perumbavur etc.

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Reshma June 29, 2005 - 12:00 am

asafoetida powder is called “kaayam” in malayalam, and “hing” in hindi….

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LB June 24, 2005 - 12:00 am

Can anyone tell me what is “Asafoetida powder”? And can i get that in USA? I like to try this but dont know what this power is… thanks

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anitha jayaraj August 11, 2005 - 12:00 am

Very good. My son loves it.

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sunitha December 7, 2006 - 12:00 am

very tasty
i am surprised by the ignorance of lb regarding asafoetida,think she didnt see kitchen when she was young
YES YOU CAN GET ASAFOETIDA IN ANY DECENT INDIAN SHOP IN USA

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Anushi November 19, 2008 - 12:00 am

very tasty my husband loved it.

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Nanthutty November 16, 2008 - 12:00 am

Can I substitute besan flour or wheat flour instead of rice flour for this recipe?

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