Kara Kozhukattai or Chilli Modak – Ganesh Chaturthi Recipe

To see all variations of Kozhukattai or Modak visit this page – All variations of Modak Recipes

For Kara Kozhukattai: see this recipe as YouTube video.

  • Onion – 1 – finely chopped
  • Curry leaves – as required
  • Channa dal – 2 tbsp (you can skip this)
  • Oil – as required
  • Green chillies – 2 (add as per taste)
  • Coconut pieces – 2 tbsp (finely chopped to small pieces)

For Kara Kozhukattai:

  • Heat oil in a pan and add ¼ tsp mustard seeds and allow it splutter.
  • Then add finely chopped green chillies, channa dal and sauté till the channa dal turns golden brown.
  • Add curry leaves and once it splutters, add the finely chopped onion and sauté till it becomes translucent and add the chopped coconut and sauté for few secs.
  • Reduce the flame and add the kozhukattai dough as required and mix well and switch off flame.
  • Let this mixture cool down for 5 mins. Then make the mixture into balls of your desired size and fold it in your palm by closing your fingers around it.
Kara Kozhukattai
Kara Kozhukattai

See also,

  1. Poornam Kozhukattai or Plain Modak Recipe
  2. Sweet Kozhukattai or Meeta Modak Recipe
  3. Ellu Urundai – Sesame Seeds Ladoo Recipe
  4. Ganesh Chaturthi Sweets for the Occasion
  5. What is Ganesh Chaturthi?

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