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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu,south india | Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type : Breakfast | Take with : Coconut or tomato Chutney


  • Ragi flour (kezhvaragu maavu, finger millet powder)-1 cup
  • Grated Coconut- ½ to 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 [finely chopped]
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp [finely chopped]
  • Green chilli – 1 [finely chopped]
  • Coriander leaves – 1 spring [chopped]
  • Curry leaves – 2 springs [chopped]
  • Capsicum – ¼ cup [finely chopped]
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Bengal gram – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Water as needed


  • Seasoning: heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds & let it splutter. Then add Bengal gram, urad dal, onion sauté till soft.
  • Add ginger, green chilli, capsicum & curry leaves sauté. Then cut off heat.
  • Take ragi flour, grated coconut, salt, coriander leaves, & seasoned ingredients in a bowl and mix well, then sprinkle water & make soft dough.
  • Take a lemon size of dough and make kolukattai (using your five fingers).
  • Then steam it for 10 minutes in a steamer (idli cooker or idli koppar) & serve hot with tomato tamarind chutney.

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Ragi kozhukattai ingredientsRagi kozhukattai ingredients

Add Ragi flour in a bowlAdd Ragi flour in a bowl

Add saltAdd salt

Add CoconutAdd Coconut

Heat oil[2 tbsp] in a pan, Add mustard seeds, let it spluttterHeat oil[2 tbsp] in a pan, Add mustard seeds, let it spluttter

Add Bengal gramAdd Bengal gram

Add Urad dalAdd Urad dal

Add OnionAdd Onion

Add curry leaves, carrot saute for 2minAdd curry leaves, carrot saute for 2min

Add Coriander leaves & mint leavesAdd Coriander leaves & mint leaves

Add seasoned ingredientsAdd seasoned ingredients

Mix wellMix well

Add Water mix well till pidi kozhukattai consistencyAdd Water mix well till pidi kozhukattai consistency

Shape kozhukattaiShape kozhukattai

Place it in idli platesPlace it in idli plates

Place it in idli steamerPlace it in idli steamer

Cover lid & cook for 10 minCover lid & cook for 10 min

After 10 min, checkAfter 10 min, check

Ragi kolukattai is ready, serve hot with green chutneyRagi kolukattai is ready, serve hot with green chutney

Kezhvaragu kozhukattaiKezhvaragu kozhukattai

Finger millet dumplingsFinger millet dumplings

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