Mothagam / Modakam / Ganesh Chathurthi Recipe



Ingredients For the Filling / Pooranam

Grated Coconut   : 1 cup
Grated Jaggery     : 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder
Ghee                   : 1 tsp

Method

Heat a pan,add jaggery and 1 tbsp water and mix.
Strain it ,add grated coconut to it,mix well and keep it in the flame.
Stir well continuously till it roll like a ball.
Remove from fire and let it cool.

Ingredients for Kozhukattai Maavu

Raw rice       : 1 cup
Oil
Salt

Method

Soak raw rice in water for 1 hour.
Drain the rice and spread it in a clean cloth for 10 minutes.
Grind the rice to a  fine powder.
Sieve twice and keep aside.
Boil 1/2 cup Water in a pan with little salt and 1/2 tsp oil.
When the water starts to boil, add 1/2 cup rice flour,mix well and remove from fire.
Knead it well and cover it.
Take lemon sice dough,make small cup and add 1 tsp pooranam/filling in the midle and close it.
Steam cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
Remove gently and Serve.