Ganesh Chaturthi Vella Kozhukkattai or Modak Recipes


Rice flour – 2 cup
Water as required[apr.1 ¾ cup]
Salt – pinch
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Grated coconut – ½ cup
Cardamom powder – ½ tbs
Bengal gram – ½ cup
Jaggery – 150 g


Poornam (Stuffing)

1 .Soak Bengal gram for 2 hours, pressure cook (1 or 2 whitles) then mash it.
2. Grate & cook jaggery till melts (add rops of water).
3. Add grated coconut, mashed Bengal gram sauté for 2 minutes.
4. Add pinch of salt and cardamom powder.
5. Mix all together well.
6. And this is called poornam (a stuffing which goes inside of the Kozhukkattai/modak).



1.Take rice flour in a thick big pan; add water & salt mix well.
2.Heat pan then pour rice flour mixture & stir consistency in medium heat (to avoid lumps) till you get chapatti dough consistency.
3.Grease modak mould with ghee then fill the inner walls with rice flour dough mixture & leave some space for filling stuffing(poornam).
4.Now fill the stuffing and seal the bottom of the modak bottom. Then demould & steam for 5 to 10 minutes. Then serve hot.
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