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Aval Pidi Kozhukattai

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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian

Ingredients

  • Flattened Rice/Aval - 2 cup
  • Scraped Coconut - 2 tablespoon
  • Salt - as needed
  • Curd - 1 tablespoon Optional
  • Water - 2 cups
  • For tempering
  • Coconut oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green Chilli - 1 Adjust according to your taste
  • Ginger – 1 teaspoon
  • Urad Dal – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Channa Dal – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Asafoetida – a generous pinch

Instructions

  • Pulse the Aval coarsely in a blender and transfer to a plate
  • Add oil to the pan. Once the oil is hot, temper with mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, red chili, green chili, curry leaves, and asafoetida. After it splutters, add 2 cups of water, coconut, and salt. Bring to boil. Once the water starts boiling add curd and pulsed Aval
  • Stir till all the moisture evaporates and Aval is half cooked. Sprinkle some water if required. Switch off the heat
  • Form kozhukattai with it when they are not too hot to handle
  • Steam them in a steamer or idly stand for 8 to 10 minutes
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