Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai
Samai Pidi Kozhukattai
Samai pidi kozhukattai is an easy and healthy recipe. It is good for kids to aged people. Because it is cooked twice. Steam cooked foods are very good for health. Samai is known as little millet in English. It belongs to the minor millet category.

Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai

Samai get cooked in ten minutes only. Let us see how to make
Preparation time - 15 minutes
Cooking time - 20 minutes
Serves - 3
Ingredients:
Samai - 1 cup
Water - 3 cups
Mustard        - ¼ tsp
Red chilli          - 2
Asafoetida - ¼ tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coconut         - ¼ cup
Oil        - 2 tblsp
Salt         - as needed
Method:
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, redchilli, asafoetida and curry leaves.
Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai

When it crackle add 3 cups of water, salt and coconut. Allow it to boil. Add samai and stir well.
Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai

 Low the flame and close the pan with a lid and cook till done. Spread it in the plate to cool.
Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai

Knead the mixture well and make pidi kozhukattai .
Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai

Steam it for about 10 to 15 minutes and serve with kara chutney.

Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai

Note:
Samai will get cooked in 10 minutes so keep an eye while cooking or else samai will stick on the bottom of the pan.
If you want you can add coconut oil also.
If you want you can add ground toor dal and channa dal mixture while cooking millets.
If you want kozhukattai soft you can add 3 cups of water. If you want kozhukattai  grainy texture you can add 2 cups of water.
If you want you can add grated carrot or beet root.
You can rinse samai in water, i forgot to rinse.

Samai Pidi Kozhukattai / Little Millet Kozhukattai


































































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