Rava/Semolina Kozhukattai (sweet modak)

Sweet/ steamed dumpling /offering for God Ganesha

The sweet is made as an offering for Lord Ganesha


Rava: 1 cup

Sugar: 1/2 cup

Coconut freshly grated: 1/4 cup

Cashew: 10 counts broken into small pieces

Green cardamom: 4 pods Crushed

Water: boiling water

Ghee: 1 tsp

Salt: a pinch



Heat a pot with ghee, fry the cashew once they turn golden color. Add the rawa and roast it.

Take a big microwave safe bowl, put the rava mixture, sugar, crushed cardamon, coconut and salt pour hot water litle by little and the mixture could be little loose! Now keep the mixture in microwave for one min, it will start to become thick!

Let it cool sometime, form a small ball and close your fist. Make it at desire shape or thickness. Now grease the idli plate and place kozhukattai and steam it another 12 minutes.

Enjoy the rava kozhukattai hot! When they re cool down, it is little hard!