Easy Moongdal Kozhukattai | Pachai Payiru kozhukattai recipe
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Moong dal Pachai Payiru kozhukattai or green gram kozhukattai or Moongdal kozhukattai with step by step photos and video.one easy kozhukattai variety that you can make it under 30 mins. No need to soak for long hours and also taste delicious.
Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: southindian
Serves: 3
  • Ingredients for outer cover:
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • water as needed
  • salt as needed
  • Ingredients for puranam:
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • ¾ cup grated jaggery
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ¾ cup moongdal(pachaipayiru)
  1. bring to boil the water,sesame oil and salt in pan just for 1 minute and then switch off the stove.Now add the rice flour little by little. Using the spatula or a wire whisk mix continuously without lumps.Once the dough become soft and non sticky,stop mixing it. Now the Kozhukattai dough is ready.
  2. Add the moongdal in the pan and fry for sometime till it turns brown color.
  3. Cook the fried dal in the pressure cooker and allow it to cook for 3 whistles or till it become soft. drain the excess water from the cooked dal completely. grind the moong dal in to a fine paste without adding water.
  4. now dry roast the coconut and then add in the grinded moongdal and mix well. Then add in the powdered jaggery and mix well.
  5. Cook in low flame otherwise the jaggery will get burn.Add in the elachi powder and mix well
  6. Once it becomes thick then switch off the stove and let it to cool down for sometimes. Now stuff it inside the kozhukattai dough and make it into your desire
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at https://www.premascook.com/2015/09/moongdal-kozhukattai-pachai-payiru.html