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  • 2 cups rice flour
  • salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • water
  • oil
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 2 dry red chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • afew curry leaves


  1. Take the rice flour and dry roast for a few seconds. Do it on a low flame, lest it gets burnt. There is no need of the colour to change. Allow to cool.

  2. Add salt and cumin, mix well with hands. Add a little quantity of water and knead it to a hard dough.
  3. Smear oil and keep it aside for fifteen minutes.
  4. Make small balls of the dough.

  5. Take a pan and pour water in it. Keep the balls in a wide bowl and steam it for fifteen minutes.
  6. In a kadai, make the seasoning with asafoetida,mustard, urad dal.curry leaves and red chilli.

  7. Add the steamed dumplings and give a stir.
  8. Garnish with fresh grated coconut.

  9. Ammini kozhukattai is ready. Serve it as a offering to Lord Ganesh.