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Rice Flour For Kozhukattai / Idiyappam

Rice Flour For Kozhukattai/Idiyappam Vinayagar Chathurthi is around the corner.. Hws preparations going on??? Have you prepared Rice flour for kozhukattai?? Yes!! Kozhukattai rice flour is different from that of Muruku, seedai rice flour. This post gives an insight on two types of rice flour. You can easily prepare both rice flours at home, where ever you are and what ever your weather is!!

There are two types of rice flour. One  is used for preparing fried rice flour snacks such as Muruku, Ribbon Pakoda and Seedai etc and  another one is used for preparing steamed rice flour foods such as Idiyappam/Kozhukattai. Both rice flour differs only in the last step of their preparation.

For preparing rice flour for Muruku/Ribbon Pakoda/Seedai, etc:


  • Soak Raw Rice (Pacharisi) in enough water for 10 minutes. 
  • Drain excess water and hang it in a Muslin cloth for 1 to 2 hours. This is done to absorb excess water from rice.
  • Grind it to a powder. You can use even Mixer-Grinder to grind the rice. 
  • Sieve the flour well.
  • Let the flour cool and use accordingly.

For preparing rice flour for Idiyappam/Kozhukattai, etc:

rice flour for idiyappam/kozhukattai



  • Soak Raw Rice (Pacharisi) in enough water for 10 minutes. 
  • Drain excess water and hang it in a Muslin cloth for 1 to 2 hours. This is done to absorb excess water from rice.
  • Grind it to a powder. You can use even Mixer-Grinder to grind the rice. 
  • Sieve the flour well.
  • Place the flour in a cloth,close it and steam it in a Idli -plate for 10 minutes.
  • Let the flour cool in shades and use accordingly.

Foods taste ultimate, when all the ingredients are homemade.. Start preparing Rice flour for  preparing authentic, hygienic and tasty Kozhukattai..

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