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aval kozhukattai
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Aval kozhukattai recipe

Aval kozhukattai is an easy to prepare breakfast, easy to digest and light on tummy. very flavourful and tasty too. Step by step pictures recipe.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 20 kozhukattai
Author: Raks Anand


  • 2 cups Aval/ Poha
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon coconut Grated


  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • 1 tablespoon Chana dal
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Use thick variety of aval for best result. Powder the aval coarsely in a mixer. Use juice/inch option to carefully do this evenly.
  • Heat a pan with oil and temper with the items given under “to temper”. Add water, salt and bring to boil.
  • Add the powdered aval and mix well. cook till all water gets absorbed and the mixture resembles upma. Will take 2 minutes approximately.
  • Switch off the stove and add grated coconut and mix well and cool down.
  • Grease an idli plate and make kozhukattai out of the aval mixture and steam it for 5 minutes.


  • Use coconut oil for tempering, it will be smelling great.
  • Grease hands with oil when shaping the poha. 
  • if kozhukattai doesn't hold shape, sprinkle some rice flour and knead to try again.