Paal Kolukattai (Steamed Rice balls in Coconut Milk)

Presenting to you a traditional south indian dish, and it also happens to be a family favorite. This dish is probably not that photogenic, but this is one sweet dish, that is easy to make and delicious. This dish brings back a LOT of childhood memories. My maternal grandmother made this often and K’s mom has made this through the years and every time he is home, she makes it for him

Presenting to you a traditional south indian dish, and it also happens to be a family favorite. This dish is probably not that photogenic, but this is one sweet dish, that is easy to make and delicious. This dish brings back a LOT of childhood memories. My maternal grandmother made this often and K's mom has made this through the years and every time he is home, she makes it for him

Summary

    Ingredients

    1 cup Rice flour –
    1 tbsp Coconut – / Grated
    1/4 cup Coconut milk –
    2.5 cups Water –
    2 – 3 Cardamom –
    3/4 cups Jaggery –
    pinch Salt – a

    Steps

    1. Mix the rice flour and salt in a bowl
    2. Slowly add water to make a dough
    3. Roll out small dough balls and set aside
    4. Boil 2 cups of water and once it comes to a boil, add the kolukattais and cook for 15mins
    5. To check if the ball is cooked through, press the dough ball and if its not cooked, it will be still doughy
    6. Once the kolukattais are cooked, add the jaggery into the pot
    7. It should start to disintegrate and thicken the liquid
    8. Give this 5 mins and add the coconut milk, grated coconut and cardamom
    9. Let it rest for a few minutes and serve!

    Advertisements

    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s