Kollukatai | Mothakam , recipe made with coconut jaggery filling. Specially made for Ganesh Chathurthi.
Rice flour- 250g (1 cup); coconut- 4 table spoon; jaggery- 4 table spoon; cardamom powder- 2 pinch; gingelly oil- 1 spoon; salt- 1/4 spoon.
Dry roast the rice flour for 1 min. The colour should not change. Boil 1 & 1/4 cup of water. Add salt, gingelly oil to the rice flour & mix well. Add hot water to the hot rice flour, little by little. Once it cool down, knead well to a soft dough.
For the stuffing :
Melt jaggery in a spoon of water. Add coconut & cook for 2 min, till water dries up. Add cardamom powder.
Take a lemon size dough. Grease with gingelly oil & flatten it as shown. Put 1/2 spoon filling in it. Fold & seal the edges as shown. Bake them in a idly cooker for 6 mins.