We all make Arisi Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai especially for Vinayaka Chaturti Festival. We can use any type of millets in place of rice and make delicious and healthy dishes. So this time, I tried making Varagu Arisi (Kudo Millet) Pidi Kozhukattai for neivedhyam and it turned out so tasty. Try this millet based pidi kozhukattai and share your comments!

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Yield20 Pidi Kozhukattai
Recipe CategorySweet
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

Varagu Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Kudo Millet Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai
Varagu Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Kudo Millet Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai

Ingredients:
Varagu Arisi (Kudo Millet)1 Cup*
Grated Jaggery1.5 Cup
Moongdal2 teaspoon
Cardamom Powder1/4 teaspoon
Grated Coconut1 tablespoon
Water2 Cups
Ghee1 tablespoon

* 1 Cup = 250ml


Varagu Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Kudo Millet Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai
Varagu Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Kudo Millet Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai

Method:
  1. Dry roast the varagu arisi till it becomes light brown. Allow it to cool off completely and grind it to a nice powder in a mixer
  2. Dry fry the moong dhal in pan till it gives a good aroma. Add water to cook the dhal and allow it to cook for 5 mins
  3. After 5 mins add 2 cups of water and add grated jaggery and stir it well till the jaggery dissolves in water
  4. Now add the millet flour and mix it evenly. At last add cardamom powder, grated cocunut and mix it well. Finally add ghee and mix well. 
  5. Allow the mixture to cool and then make small balls (its not actually a ball, check the picture) out of the mixture and steam cook the balls by placing it in a idli plate and keep it in pressure cooker for 5 mins
  6. Now the mouth-watering Pidi Kozhukattai is ready for neivedhyam and also for serving.
  7. Varagu Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Kudo Millet Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai
    Varagu Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Kudo Millet Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai


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