Ammini Kozhukattai Recipe - Mani Kozhukattai

Ammini Kozhukattai Recipe
Ammini Kozhukattai also known as Mani or Uppu Ammini Kozhukattai - I have no clue of the orgin of the name but they are easy to make and gets emptied in no time.I am sure most days when we make poornam kozhukattais we have leftover outer dough so we can make these mini kozhukattias in no time.These are mini versions of the uppu kozhukattai we make.
Ammini Kozhukattai Recipe

Ammini Kozhukattai Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 30 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Rice flour - 1/2 cup
Ulunthu Stuffing - 2 tsp(optional)
Salt - as required
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Hot Water - as required

To temper:

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp
Hing (Perungayam ) - a pinch
Curry leaves - few
Red Chilies - 1
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Oil -2 tsp


  1. First sieve the rice flour 2-3 times, keep aside. Boil water, Take rice flour in a wide bowl.
    How to make ammini kozhukattai - Step1
  2. Add the boiling water little by little and mix it with the help of a wooden laddle. Mix it till it gathers to a smooth dough. Allow it to cool for 2-3 mins then knead once with your hands to make a smooth dough but it will be slightly sticky.Keep aside.
    How to make ammini kozhukattai - Step2
  3. The dough will be very soft but sticky.Slightly grease your hands with oil and make small sized balls as shown below.
    How to make ammini kozhukattai - Step3
  4. Steam the balls for 10-12mins or as required. The outer layer would have turned shiny. Take out the kozhukattais carefully without breaking and set aside to cool.
    How to make ammini kozhukattai - Step4
  5. Now heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dhal let it crackle then add curry leaves,red chillies, turmeric powder and hing. Next add coconut saute till slightly browned then add required salt. Mix well.
    How to make ammini kozhukattai - Step5
  6. Add the ulunthu stuffing(optional). Now add the mani kozhukattais and give a quick stir , mix well and switch off. Your mani / mini or ammini kozhukattais are ready.
    How to make ammini kozhukattai - Step5
  7. These kozhukattais are easy to make and they are very flavourful.This is best suited for the festive occassion as it can be done in a jiffy when there is leftover outer dough.

My Notes:

Mani Kozhukattai

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