Neer Kozhakkatai | How to make Neer Kozhakkatai

By Saras Viswam  |  19th May 2016  |  
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About Neer Kozhakkatai Recipe

Neer Kozhakkattai is a traditional dish of Kanyakumari district. It is a healthy breakfast too. This is usually served with the water in which it is cooked. The water will be so yummy. Try out this yummy Neer Kozhakkatai for your breakfast.

Neer Kozhakkatai is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Neer Kozhakkatai has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Saras Viswam is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Neer Kozhakkatai recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Neer Kozhakkatai is 240 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Neer Kozhakkatai is perfect to serve 10 people. Neer Kozhakkatai is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Neer Kozhakkatai. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Neer Kozhakkatai by commenting on this page below!

Neer Kozhakkatai

Ingredients to make Neer Kozhakkatai

  • Par boiled rice or red rice - 3 cups
  • grated coconut - 2 cups
  • salt - to taste
  • coconut oil - 2 tbsps(optional)

How to make Neer Kozhakkatai

  1. Soak the rice in enough water for 4 hours and grind it coarsely with minimum quantity of water. (while grinding just sprinkle water).
  2. Heat a pan add one tablespoon of coconut oil and add the coarsely ground rice and coconut batter.
  3. In a medium flame, keep stirring the batter so that if there is any excess water in the batter it will get absorbed. Keep stirring till the moisture is absorbed.
  4. Remove from flame and allow it to cool for sometime.
  5. Make lemon sized balls out of the batter.
  6. Meanwhile boil two to three litres of water in a broad pan.
  7. When the water starts boiling, add prepared rice balls one by one slowly into the boiling water.
  8. After 5 minutes stir the rice balls gently and carefully.
  9. Allow it to cook for 15 minutes in a medium flame. Take one rice ball from the boiling water and check if the rice balls are cooked inside, by cutting it with the spoon. If not let it cook for five more minutes.
  10. By this time the boiling water becomes porridge with the heavenly taste of coconut and aroma of coconut oil.
  11. Serve the boiled kozhakkatais to serving dish with the porridge.
  12. Delicious Neer Kozhakkattais are ready to serve.

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