Oct 7, 2009

Ragi Kozhukattai

Knowing the health benefits of the whole grain ragi, I try to tweak in ragi once in a while in our weekly menu. You can check here for more uses of ragi flour. I make ragi puttu or ragi kozhukattai for snacks in the evening. It can be made with sugar or can be made more healthy when made with jaggery.



Ingredients
Ragi flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Sugar/Jaggery - 1/4 cup
Coconut shredded - 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Directions
Roast the rice flour and ragi flour together for about two minutes. Then add the sugar, shredded coconut and cardamom powder and mix well. Add a little water or milk and knead to form a a thick dough. Take some dough about the size of a lemon and clamp it in between your fingers so that the dough stays in shape.
Steam it in a rice cooker or idli cooker for about 12-15 minutes.
Serve warm!
If using jaggery, boil the jaggery in a little water to form a syrup. Strain the liquid and add it to the flours and mix.
Consume immediately, if you have leftovers, steam it again because it tends to harden after a day.

Also do check out my other recipes with ragi:
Ragi puttu/Finger millet cakes
Ragi koozh
Ragi malt with jaggery

Also am very proud that my omapodi/sev recipe has been chosen among the top 9 in the FoodBuzz community today! Do check it out!
Sending this to Cook for Yourself event and
Food For 7 stages of life:Kids initially started by Radhika .

30 comments:

  1. Hi. Very healthy version and congrats dear.

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  2. Nice healthy kozukattais Dhivya...congrats dear :)

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  3. Such a healthy steam cooked dish, congrats Divya..

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  4. Nice click and healthy too. Congrats for foodbuzz dear

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  5. Congratulation & Celebration!!! Healthy and Yummy recipes!!!

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  6. Congrats girl!!
    The "kozhukattai" with ragi sounds great!!

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  7. Congratulations on top 9! Healthy Kozhukattai...

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  8. சூப்பர்ப்...

    நானும் இதே மாதிரி செய்வேம்...அரிசி மாவு சேர்க்காமல் செய்தாலும் சுவையாக தான் இருக்கும். நன்றி.

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  9. We always have this in our childhood,making shapes of our own :)

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  10. congrats dear.
    this sounds heealthy..

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  11. congrats for making it to the top 10. this is a very new recipe

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  12. New to me ! will try it out.. congrats :)

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  13. Thank you so much for introducing me to ragi flour! Huge congratulations on your very well deserved top 9!!!

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  14. Congrats Divya.
    Healthy and yummy kozhukattai.

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  15. Divya,
    The Ragi snack looks great. I have a pack of Ragi flour at home and Iam going to try this recipe soon. I usually makes Ragi Dosas or add the use teh Ragu flour when I make thalipeeth or Kothimbar vadi to increase the nutitional value. Your recipe will be a nice addition to healthy snacking. Thank you.
    Sheetal

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  16. Congrats divya,healthy & delicious kozhukattai.

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  17. Nice healthy sweet recipe. Looks so good. YUM!. Turned out perfect for u. Nice try....

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  18. I have never heard of this but given that it is made with Jaggery, I can only imagine how sinful it must be!!And the best of all it is healthy..

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  19. Congrats Divya !
    Am sharing the well deserved “One Lovely Blog Award” with you . Kindly collect it from my blog!!

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  20. hello Divyaaa...kozhukkattai superayittundu.. :) never tried with raggi.. :)alwayz unique recipes.. :)

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  21. Hi Divya,

    first time coming here.U have a wonderful space.following u..:)

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  22. One of my fav recipe divya..quick and healthy :)

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  23. anything made out of ragi is so healthy

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  24. I make a porridge from this, everyday. Your way is good too.

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  25. Congrats Divya... Wish you more success. Thanks for sending across the entry.

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