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Parupu - Vellam Kozhukattai (Channa Dal-Jaggery Kozhukattai)

Parupu - Vellam kozhukattai Today's recipe is Vinayagar Chathurthi special Parupu-Vellam Kozhukattai. Cooked Channa Dal is added with Jaggery, Cardamom powder and stuffed inside kozhukattai. Its very simple to prepare too.. Go ahead with the recipe, give a try tomorrow and celebrate Vinayagar Chathurthi.

parupu-vellam kozhukattai

Yields : Around 10  Kozhukattai

Preparation Time : 45 minutes


Rice flour for Kozhukattai     - 1 cup
Channa Dal                            - 1/4 cup
Jaggery                                   - 1/4 cup
Cardamom Powder                 - 1/2 tsp
salt                                          - 1/4 tsp


  • Boil Channa Dal for 5 whistles. Add jaggery and cardamom powder to boiled channa dal and cook in low flame so that jaggery melts. Switch off the flame after the stuffing reaches thick consistency. Let the stuffing cool. After it cools down completely, stuffing will get more thick.
  • Take rice flour and salt in  a bowl. Mix both well. Boil 1 cup of water in a pan and add it to the flour. Use a spatula and mix flour with water.
  • After some time, start kneading the dough. If you need, add some more water and knead the dough tight.
  • Take a big lemon size ball and flatten it with your hands. Place enough stuffing and close it. Steam it for 10 minutes . Your tasty and authentic Parupu-Vellam Kozhukattai is ready.