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Foxtail millet Sweet dumplings in coconut milk | Thinai Paal kozhukattai


paal kozhukattai

As festivals are nearing many will be thinking what to make for it.This festival why not make something different from regular rice-based kozhukattai to millets.Last week I made this for snack I also made another version which I  will post soon so stay tuned.


 Preparation time: 15 mins
cooking time:15 mins
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Recipe category: Snack
Serves:2

Author: Babitha

Ingredients:

  • Foxtail millet/Thinnai flour-1\2 cup
  • Rice flour-2 tbsp
  • Jaggery-1\3 cup
  • Coconut milk-1 cup
  • cardamon powder-1\2 tsp
  • hot water
  • salt-1\4 tsp



Method:

1.Dry roast the thinnai flour till a nice smell comes be careful not to burn it.If using store brought rice flour roast that too ( i skipped it since I used homemade).

2.In a bowl add both flours,salt and mix.Slow add hot water and make a soft non sticky dough .Make small gooseberry sized  balls out of it.

3.Place it in the steamer and steam it.Meanwhile make a syrup with jaggery and heat it when it has dissolved well filter to remove the impurities.


4.In a pan add jaggery syrup and coconut milk and allow to boil , then slowly drop the cooked millet balls and cardamon powder. let it boil for some times.Then switch off.

Healthy thinnai paal kozhukkatai with jaggery with ready to serve.


Note:

1.I used coconut milk powder to make coconut milk.You can use fresh /store brought milk too.
2.If it is too sticky  then add some ghee and knead the dough to a soft pliable one.

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