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 a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Neer Kozhakkatai by Saras Viswam is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Neer Kozhakkatai is a dish which comes from South Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 10 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Neer Kozhakkatai takes 240 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Neer Kozhakkatai make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Neer Kozhakkatai will be the best option for you. The flavor of Neer Kozhakkatai is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Neer Kozhakkatai at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

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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