Pidi Kozzukattai

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This is another very traditional, simple and easy south indian breakfast recipe.
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 1 cup Rice Flour
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Tempering for
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tbsp Channa Dal bengal
  • leaves Curry some chopped
  • 1 pinch A Pinch Asaefotida asaefotida
  • 1 Red Chillies dried


  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and bengal gram dal, when dal turns golden brown, add red chilli, hing and curry leaves.
  • Add 1 1/4 cup of water and salt needed (the quantity of water will vary from 1 cup to 1 1/2 cup for 1 cup of rice flour, depending on the quality of rice).
  • When water starts boiling, lower the flame, add the rice flour with one hand and keep stirring continously with the other hand to prevent formation of lumps.
  • Cover the lid n cook for 3 to 5 minutes on low flame. Remove from heat and transfer to a plate.
  • When it is warm, make oval shapes, keep it in your palm, close and press it to give the shape. This is the reason, it is called pidi Kozhukattai. Pidi in Tamil language means "to hold".
  • Now arrange all the prepared pidi kozhukattais in a greased idli mold and steam cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until done.
  • You r done. Serve this hot with coconut chutney

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Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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