Saturday, 3 October 2015


This is a naivedhyam offered to God Ganesh during Shri Vinayakar Sathurthi.
loved by all devotees; a very easy,  quick recipe that everyone make.

Let us learn about the preparation of the yummy kolukkattai within ten minutes.


Raw rice flour ( I used Nala Brand raw rice flour here.)
urad dal one spoon
channa dal one spoon
curry leaves finely chopped
onion finely chopped one cup
coriander leaves finely chopped
mustard seeds one spoon
ginger finely chopped one spoon
asafoetida one pinch
green chilly one finely chopped
red chilly one broken
salt as required
water required
cooking oil one tablespoon
gingelly oil one spoon


Allow to boil the water with required salt and one spoon gingelly oil.

Heat the cooking oil in a separate pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, onion, curry leaves, red chilly, green chilly,ginger, coriander leaves.

Saute a while and add asafoetida.

Allow to fry the onions turned into golden brown.

Add boiled water into the dry raw flour and mix well in order to get a non sticky and soft dough.

Transfer the fried items into the dough and incorporate them mixed well into the dough.

Make them into round balls and flat tgem with fingers to elongated shape.

Spread the wet white towel on the idli mould.

Keep all the elongated finger printed shapes on the cloth as shown in the image.

Steam them for ten minutes and collect them in a dry plate.

Yummy kolukkattais are ready to enjoy.

This is a suitable dish to be served in the evening of monsoon or rainy days along with tea.


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