Healthy steamed dumplings for Vinayagar Chathruthi.. Replace millets with rice for pidi kozhukattais and enjoy a healthy Festive season.

What you need:
Thinai Rice / Foxtail Millet – 1 cup
Moong Dhal – 1/4 cup
Green Chillies – 2 nos, finely chopped
Coconut – 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Uradh dhal – 1 tsp
Channa dhal – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 4 nos
Coriander – 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Asafoetida gen pinch

Salt as reqd

Oil – 1 tsp
Water – 2 cups

How to make:
Soak thinai and moong dhal for 10 mins clean them and boil in a pan with salt and water and boil until they are almost cooked. Remove excess water if any.

Heat oil in a pan add mustard once they crackle add uradh dhal, channa dhal, chillies, curry leaves, coriander, coconut, asafoetida and saute well and add to the thinai and dhal mix.

Cool the mixture and roll into balls and steam it for 10 mins.


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