Friday, August 9, 2013

Aval Kozhukattai | Easy Kozhukattai Recipes

Aval Kozhukattai Recipe
Looking for a easy guilt free snack ideas....then this is just right for you. Aval / Poha Kozhukattai is one of the easiest quickest snack that can be made in a jiffy. This is a short version to this upma pidi kozhukattai recipe....kozhukattai is always my fav wither sweet or savoury love to munch it anytime. Attimes I make this aval pidi kozhukattai even for breakfast, it is quite filling too.Now lets get on straight to the recipe....
Poha Kozhukattai Recipe

Aval kozhukattai Recipe

Preparation Time : 5 minutes | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Makes : 10 kozhukattais
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Thick Aval(Poha) - 1 cup
Grated Coconut - 2 tbsp
Water - 3/4 cup

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - a sprig
Green Chillies -1 finely chopped


  1. Grind poha to a coarse mixture, just use the pulse option in mixer,Set aside.Heat oil in a pan - add the items listed under 'to temper' let it splutter then add water and let it boil.Aval Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe - Step1
  2. Once it starts boiling vigorously add poha mixture, add required salt.Cook till water is fully absorbed and the mixture will come together.Then add coconut , give a quick stir and switch off.Aval Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe - Step2
  3. Let the mixture cool down for few mins...then shape them as shown below.Meanwhile grease the idli plates and keep it ready.After shaping all your kozhukattais ready carefulyl transfer them to idli plates and steam it for 5mins.
    Aval Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe - Step3
Serve it hot with any spicy chutney of your choice!
Poha Kozhukattai Recipe

My Notes:

  • You can use coconut oil for tempering which gives a great flavour.
  • If you prefer you can add onion too.
  • There should be little moisture in the mixture only then shaping will be easy and it will hold together.

Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. Ha, good one! I think it will taste similar to the pidikozhukattai made with rice.

  2. Thank you so much for this dish.
    Even i am looking for a good snack like this. What chutney would be great with this?

  3. definitely gonna try..Thanks Sharmi...:-)

  4. It's tempting.u gave new idea thank u so much

  5. Thank u very much for a quick and easy evening snacks for kids.

  6. Quite an easy snack, thanks for the recipe..

  7. Very recently i came to know about this aval kozhukkati recipe from a friend's mom. Looks tempting and a guilt free tiffin too

  8. Thank you for such a good dish. I tried, it came out very well & too tasty. Better than Arisi uppa kozhukkattai. Very easy version & step by step, you explained clearly. All the above the pictures are mouth watering..... One doubt can we do this with Oats... did you tried?


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