Mothagam for Vinayagar Chathurthi with step by step pictures | Sweet Purana Kozhukattai Recipe




Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
Wishing you all Happy Vinayagar Chathurthi before i start.Here i updated the step by step pictures for kozhukattai.Please do check out other kozhukattai recipes like Sweet sesame kozhukattai,Savoury amini kozhukattai ,Savoury Urad Dal Kozhukattai.                     

Ingredients:
For Poranam:
1 cup Channa dhal
1/2 cup grated Coconut
1/4 cup grated Jaggery
1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
1/3 cup water 
For outer Cover:
1 cup Rice flour
2 cups water
2 tsp Sesame oil
1/3 tsp Salt

How to Make Outer Cover For Kozhukattai:

Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
  • Boil the water in a pan with sesame oil and salt.
  • Switch of the stove and then add the prepared rice flour and mix well using the laddle for few minutes.
Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
  • Once the dough mixed well,leave it for 2 minutes and agin knead it using your hand ,till it becomes soft.
  • Cover it with a wet cloth otherwise it will get dry soon.Meanwhile prepare the filling.
How to Make Puranam:

Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
  • Soak the channa dal for 15 mins in water and then pressure cook well till it become soft.
  • Drain the water and then grind it in mixie,keep aside.
Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
  • Add the grated jaggery and water and let it to boil.After few minutes strain the impurities and then again boil it, till it becomes thick.
  • Add the cardamom powder and dal into the kadai and let it cook, till it become thick puranam.
Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
  • Add the grated coconut and mix will.You can add the dry roasted coconut also if you are going to use the puranam next day.
  • Mix well and cook till the puranam becomes thick.Let it cool for sometime.

    Method of Preparation of Mothagam:
Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes
  • Now take the outer layer dough and make it into lemon sized balls.
  • Take a zip lock cover and greece it with oil and then keep the ball over it.Flatten it using your finger. Keep the pooranam in the middle of the flour.
  • If u have the mould just keep the flour inside the mould and close it as shown in the picture.
  • You will get the nice shape of the Mothagam.
  • Steam the Mothagam in a steamer/idly cooker.Once it steam well, take it out  and serve for vinayagar. Here is the mothagam is ready for nevediyum.
Here I used the Mothagam mould,if u don't have the mould simply flatten the ball and then close.Gently press the corners and steam it.
Do try this and enjoy!!!


Vinayagar Chathurthi Kozhukattai Recipes


Happy Vinayagar Chathurthi to all Smile.


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  1. wow, very very mouth watering modaks. Love them. Wish you too happy vinayak chaturthi

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  2. Happy Vinayagar Chaturdhi Prema !! Mothagam looks so good. Kozhukatti and Modhagam is it the same? Because we call this kozhukattai and make modhagam with broken rice in a different manner..

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  3. Hi Prema,

    great lovely modaks...i have never tried making...but i love eating them!!!

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  4. Thanks for ur lovely comments.

    Thanks shabitha for the comment and happy vinayagar chathurthi for u and to ur family...
    Khozhukattai and Mothagam are same.Mothagam is the sanskrit name for khozhukattai.People prepare khozhukattai in different,different style.Some poeple prepare it using raw rice flour,iddiyapam flour etc.style differs.It has several version also savoury,sweet etc.This is my style of preparation.Thanks for visiting my space.

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  5. Mothagam looks perfect and delicious.. mouth watering snaps dear.. Happy vinayaka Chavithi !!

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  6. Happy Ganesha chaturti to you...Modaks are looking divine!

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  7. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.Beautifully prepared nad clicked ladoos.

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  8. Prema, kalakiteenga..modagam rombha nalla irukku..enakku antha mould vachu pannina olungha varathu..rombha perfect-ta irukku modagam..tempting..

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  9. ganesh looks awesome and the recipe looks yummy n delicious..happy vinayaka chavithi prema dear..

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  10. I always wanted modakam moulds,Looks so good prema..Happy Vinayaka chathurthi to you and family...

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  11. Happy Ganesha Chaturthi to you and your family. Hope Lord Ganesha brings happiness and peace in your life.
    Modaks looks lovely and delicious. Very beautiful presentation.

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  12. very nice modagams.happy vinayagar chaturti to u all

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  13. kozhukattai romba azhaga iruku.... Pillaiyaaruku padayal potu irukarathum romba azhagu.....

    Vinayaka chathuthi vaazhthukkal.....

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  14. Happy Ganesh Chathurthi Premalatha! Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier! :)

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  15. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you and your family!
    Modak looks perfect! very well explained..

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  16. Ganesha looks divine..Happy Ganesh chaturthi to you n your family..Modak looks delicious n delightful!!

    US Masala

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  17. Happy vinayaka chathurthi to you too dear :)

    Lovely and perfect looking modak :) Ganesha would have been really pleased with your offerings. :)

    I used the same kind of mould too, but did it in a slightly different way. :) and the filling was different too.

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  18. Nice pictures... I wish I could taste one :)

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  19. Hi Prema,
    thanks for visiting my blog and the commenting.
    The modaks look perfect! I have never made these ..ur recipe would be of great help!
    keep in touch
    Sinfully Spicy

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  20. Thanks for your encouraging comments Prema!
    Loved your step by step modak and the clicks were awesome!

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  21. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you and your family. The modak looks heavenly.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  22. Ganesh chathurthi wishes.....
    Mothagams looks awesome....

    Soumya
    http://traditional-indian-cooking.blogspot.com

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  23. Thx Prema for ur lovely comments...Just love ur space...Happy to follow u :)

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  24. Hope u had a wonderful celebration.. Kozhukkattais looks yumm. I too have this mould for modhak :)

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  25. These Modaks are lovely, truly a feast for the festive season...
    You have a wonderful blog dear, and the pictures you put up explaining the recipe makes it great for a novice like me!!
    Will come here often:)

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  26. hi prema..thank you for visiting your comments are highly appreciated..luved this modak,looks perfect and yum,like the modak mould too..bookmarked !

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  27. These are so beautiful!! I imagine they'd be perfect for ANY celebration =) LOOOVE to try these!

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  28. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi...mothakas looks truly divine..mouthateriing

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  29. Happy vinayaka chathurthi .....lovely snaps and the sweets too....

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  30. Awesome and prefect looking mothagams..Happy vinayagar chathurthi Prema..

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  31. Beautiful , Modak looks perfect

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  32. I hope you had a wonderful holiday. These look beautiful and I'm sure they are as tasty as they look. I hope to visit often. Blessings...Mary

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  33. wow..modak looks absolutely amazinging...they look so delicate and beautiful...Happy Vinayak Chaturthi.

    Anu

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  34. I love the pretty shape of these wonderful treats!

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  35. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you ! Modaks look great!

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  36. Happy vinayagar chaturti prema, beautiful work, thanks

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  37. OOO, wow, those sound so delicious!

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  38. இதை கையிலேயே வணக்கம் செய்வது போல்
    உருண்டை போல் தான் செய்வேன்,
    அடுத்த் முறை ஊருக்கு போனா மோதக அச்சு வாங்கி வரனும்
    ரொம்ப யெம்மி

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  39. Hey Prema you have a great space here. Where can I get this mothagam press in Chennai?

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  40. Thanks for showing the pictures of the achche - I plan to get myself one when I visit India next - modhakams look FAB!!

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