Friday, September 10, 2010


Ingredients :
Raw rice - 1 cup
Powdered jaggery-1/2 cup
Grated coconut  - 1/2 cup
Cardomom  - 2
Gingelly oil  - 3 tbsp
Ghee  -  2 tbsp
 Salt - to taste.
Soak rice for an hour and grind to fine paste. The batter should be like dosa batter.Add  one  cup of water to kadai and boil with gingelly oil and salt. When its starts to boil add the batter and mix well without any lumps. When cooked mash well with hand and cover with a damp cloth.
For the filling, boil  half cup of water add jaggery. Strain the syrup.
Heat the syrup again for few minutes, when it thickens add coconut and cardomom powder and mix well.Add ghee and cook till it thickens little.Cool the filling.
Shape the maavu into small cups and keep the filling. Shape into desired shapes and steam cook for 10 mins.
We can use normal idli rice in the same manner  to prepare the dish.

1 comment:

  1. Hi shri,
    first time here.
    Beautiful blog u have and nice recipe collection.
    Kozhukattais are my all-time favourites. shall try this recipe.
    iam happy to follow u :)