Madhura Kozhukatta / Steamed Rice Dumplings With Coconut – Jaggery Filling


250 gm rice flour
1- 1 1/2 cup grated coconut
200 gm jaggery
2-3 cardamoms, crushed
salt to taste
boiling water as required


  1. Boil water in a pan with enough salt. Add the required amount of boiling water little by little to the rice flour and mix thoroughly with a wooden spatula.
  2. When it is warm enough to handle, knead it with your hands until the dough becomes soft. Keep it aside.
  3. To prepare the filling, melt the jaggery adding 1/2 cup of water and strain it. 
  4. Then add the grated coconut to the strained jaggery, mix well and cook until all the water dries up.
  5. Add crushed cardamon to this and mix well. Switch off the flame and keep it aside.
  6. Make medium sized balls out of the prepared dough and flatten them with your palm.
  7. Place 1 tbsp of coconut-jaggery filling, cover it and roll it into a ball.
  8. Repeat the same process with the remaining dough and filling. 
  9. Place the kozhukattas in the steamer and steam cook for 12-15 minutes..Serve it warm..


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