Ragi sweet kozhukattai / sweet dumplings



Ragi flour – 1 cup
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Jaggery – 1/2 cup
Elachi powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1/4 tsp
Oil – 1 tblspoon


Dry roast ragi flour for 2 to 3 minutes on medium flame and set it aside.
Take jaggery in a pan and add water to it.
Once jaggery is completely melted filter it.
Now pour this jaggery syrup in a pan and bring it to boil . Add salt and oil.Then add ragi flour, grated coconut, and elachi powder.
Mix everything well until the water is completely absorbed. Then switch off the flame. Let it cool for 5 mins.
Now take small ball from the dough and press them into dumplings with hands.
Steam the dumplings in idli cooker for 15 mins.

Preparing dumplings this way will take less time and can be prepared in 15 mins.

All types of millets flour can be used. One point is water should be added according to the millets used.

P.S: Stuffed dumplings recipe will be shared soon.Keep watching.

Author: Saranya

I’m HomeMaker and a mother of 1 year old baby girl. I have 6 yrs of IT experience with Accenture and IGATE and currently taken break to take care of my little one. I have an interest towards home made ancient recipes which is very healthy for kids and adults and hence started preparing all those at home and thought of sharing the same with all parents.