Veg Kozhukattai/Dumpling (using Oats flour)

oats kozhukattai

Veg Kozhukattai/Dumpling is a healthy Breakfast/Dinner recipe. Kozhukattai is usually prepared only with rice flour. To make it nutritious, Oats flour has also been used. This is a nutritious and healthy recipe has it combination of vegetables and Oats. Here is the video recipe.

Cooking time: 25- 30 minutes

Serves: 19 dumplings/Kozhukattai

Ingredients

For stuffing:

  • Cooking oil – 2 tsp
  • Urad dal – ½ tsp
  • Cashew nuts – 6 (chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 9 (chopped)
  • Curry leaves – 6 (chopped)
  • onion (Medium size)- 3/4 (chopped)
  • potato (Medium size) – 1 (finely chopped)
  • capsicum (medium size) – ¾ (finely chopped)
  • Tomato (Medium size) – ¾ (finely chopped)
  • Cabbage– 20 grams (finely chopped)
  • Green peas – 20 grams
  • coconut (grated) – 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin powder– 1/8 tsp
  • Ginger powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Lemon (small size) – ½

For dough:

  • Oats – ¾ cup (1 cup = 300ml)
  • Rice flour – 1 cup (1 cup = 300ml)
  • Water – 2 ¼ cup water (1 cup = 300ml)
  • Cooking oil – 1 tsp + 1 tsp (while preparing dumplings/Kozhukattai)

Method

For stuffing:

  1. Roast the Urad dal with the cooking oil (2 tsp) for 30 seconds in a Kadai at medium flame.
  2. Then add curry leaves, garlic cloves and cashew nuts to it. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  3. Add onions and sauté until it becomes pink and transparent.
  4. Add potato, cabbage, capsicum, tomato and Green peas to it. Mix it well.
  5. Add required salt, Garam masala powder, pepper powder, Turmeric powder, Cumin powder, grated coconut and ginger powder to it. Mix it well and cook the vegetables for 4-5 minutes. Turn off the flame.
  6. Squeeze the lemon over it and mix it well. Stuffing is ready.

For oats flour:

  1. Grind the Oats to a fine powder. Oats flour is ready.

For dough:

  1. Add water, cooking oil (1 tsp) and required salt in a Kadai at medium flame.
  2. Boil the water until tiny bubbles start appear.
  3. Add the rice flour and oats flour to it. Mix it well without any lumps.
  4. Cook the mixture until it turns to a non-sticky dough (it will take 2-3 minutes). Turn off the flame. Cool the mixture for 5 minutes (The Kozhukattai/dumplings can be made only when mixture is warm, so don’t cool it completely)
  5. Add cooking oil (1 tsp) to the warm dough and mix it well.
  6. Prepare a ball from the dough and flatten it thin (as much as you can).
  7. Add the prepared stuffing and seal the edges (Make shapes of your choice). Dumplings/Kozhukattai is ready.
  8. Steam cook the prepared dumplings/Kozhukattai in a idli plate/Steamer for 5 minutes at high flame. Serve hot.
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