Pidi Kuzhakattai


1 cup rice rava (broken rice)
2 cups of water
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2tsp bengalgram dal
1/2 tsp blackgram dal
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
Few curry leaves
2 red chillies cut into small pieces

Heat oil, add mustard, bengalgram dal and blackgram dal. When it splutters,add the red chillies, ginger, curry leaves and water. Let it come to a boil. Now add the rice rava to it and cook for 2 minutes. Allow it to cool and shape them into rounds or like tubes and steam them for about 6 to 7 minutes.

Serve with chutney of your choice.

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Thanks to Uma from Essence of Andhra blog for the Friendship award

I would like to pass them on to 15 good friends

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Anisheetu said...

Good one yaar!!!

Unknown said...

Thanks a lot Ec...I cherish your friendship..
Btw the kozhukattai looks it the same as upma mom used to make that...

Illatharasi said...

Wow,Kozhukattai looks awesome... Plate is nice ;)

Congrats for your awards!

notyet100 said...

thnks for the awards,..congratulations to u too...pidi kuzhakattai looks delicious to me

Asha said...

Making Unde with Rava is great idea, love it!:)

Enjoy the awards, hugs!

ST said...

Thanks a ton EC for the awards...I am so lucky to get such all nice and lovely friends.I cherish your friendship.......
kozhukattai looks yummy and delicious....Its new for me....will try this time

Unknown said...

congrats for your awards and thanks a lot thinking about me as a friend pidi kozhukatti looks so delicious

JZ @ Tasty treats said...

congrats on ur awards, and to those who received it!!

the pidis look fantastic EC! Though, I guess, in Kerala, they are served with sweet sides. :-)

Ramya Bala said...

Making me hungry...And congrats on all ur awards

Pravs said...

hey, thanks a lot for thinking of me for these two awards. Pidi kozhukatti will be a nice snack, right ? looks good to eat.

Srikitchen said...

congrats on ur award and thanks for thinking of me while passing the award! preparing for ur next event ma!
i love all ur sites! y wont u teach us doing soft toys, crohets
and doll making

Cham said...

I too make it with rice rava, i feel more easy... Love the kozhukkatai and chutney great combo EC :) Proud to get the friendship award from u! Congrats !

Srikitchen said...

really its unbelievable for me.... very happy to have u as my friend.. unexpected one from u... that too am listed as first.. very very happy and lot of thanks to u my friend..

Suma Rajesh said...

ur rava recipe is awesome ..healthy too.congrates on ur awards.

Andhra Flavors said...

Thankyou friend for thinking abt me. I feel great to take these two awards from You.
i think, we are calling this dish in andhra "kudumulu".
healthy one.

Anonymous said...

ummm...the dish looks yummy...& Congrats for the awards and also thanks very very much for passing the indeed is wonderful to have a friend like you...have a nice time!

Meera said...

Congrats for your awards. Thanks so much for thinking about me. I feel honored.

Chitra said...

This looks great, especially the flat one, better than my oval ones. Reminds me of my mother's.


Deepthi Shankar said...

Congrats on the awards .. Nice recipe .. a very healthy one

EC said...

Thanks Anisheetu

Thanks Soumya..I too cherish ur friendship...yes it is the same as upma kozhakattai..just called by different names

Thanks Illatarasi..Ya, thats my new plate and I love it too

Thanks notyet100 and Asha

Thanks Sireesha...same here, do try out the recipe

Thanks Rekhaskitchen

Thanks JZ...not idea about how it is served in Kerala..

Thanks Ramya bala, Pravs

Thanks Srilekha..Some instructions for crochet and dolls are on the blog would be a pleasure to share that knowledge

Thanks Cham, Suma, Andhra flavors, flying stars, Meera, Chitra and vegetable platter...enjoy ur awards too

Kalai said...

Congrats on the awards, EC! :)

EC said...

Thanks Kalai

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