Cracked Wheat and Oats Kozhukattai

Cracked Wheat and Oats Kozhukattai

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Kozhukattai is a Traditional south Indian breakfast. As a healthy twist I have used oats and broken wheat instead of broken rice.

Cracked Wheat and Oats Kozhukattai recipe - How to make Cracked Wheat and Oats Kozhukattai

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 serving
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  1. Dry roast the broken wheat and oats till a nice aroma comes.
  2. Put it in a blender and blend it coarsely. Transfer to a plate
  3. Add oil to the pan. After the oil is hot, temper with mustard seeds, urad dal, chnna dal, red chilli and asafoetida.
  4. After it splutters, add 4 cups of water, coconut and salt to taste. Bring to boil.
  5. Once the water starts boiling add the broken wheat and oats, mix well and cook till all the moisture evaporates and broken wheat and oats are half cooked.
  6. Sprinkle some water if required.
  7. Remove from the flame and cool.
  8. Form balls with it when the half cooked wheat and oats are not too hot to handle.
  9. Let it not cool too much, at the same time, it should not hurt the hands.
  10. Steam the balls in a steamer for 8 to 10 minutes or till they are cooked.
  11. Serve hot.