Ammini Kozhukattai (Rice Flour Dumplings)

Ammini Kozhukattai
Yields: 1 Serving Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins

Ammini kozhukattai or rice flour dumplings is a famous and traditional recipe in the Southern India. The rice dumplings are very easy to prepare. Not only for festivals, but any time we can prepare this. Rice dumplings, ammini kozhukattai is another name for this recipe. The aroma of rice dumplings is very tempting. The rice dumplings are the best snacks for everyone.


This recipe is very healthy because it uses less oil for preparing and tempering. Tempering is completely optional. We can eat like that without tempering. Tempering is giving additional flavour to the rice dumplings. We can make the dumplings into spicy or sweet versions. It is completely our wish or choice. While tempering you can add any masala.

The rice dumplings are best for any time. It is the best snack for children. You can convert this for a lunch box. In our busy life this is the best snack for a children’s box. I love these rice dumplings because it is very easy and healthy too. My son loved these balls very much so uploaded his photo in this video.

When you do not add hot water to flour it will become sticky. So this recipe must be added with hot water. Instead of using rice flour, you can soak the rice and grind it to a smooth texture and sauté well for a few minutes. Then make a ball. But using rice flour is easy and saves time.

Try this yummy delicious and traditional ammini kolukattai in this ganesha festival. Thank you everyone for meeting me here. Stay connected to the next recipe.

Health Benefits of Rice Flour:

  • Contains healthy amount of insoluble fibres.
  • Gluten-free
  • Rich in calcium.
  • Helps maintain liver health.
  • Contains healthy protein.
  • Removes dead skin and debris.
  • Helps to get rid of dark circles.

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0/8 Ingredients
Adjust Servings
  • For Tempering


0/8 Instructions
  • Take a saucepan, add water and keep boiling.
  • In a mixing bowl add rice flour, salt and oil. Mix well.
  • Pour some hot water and combine well and form like a dough. Close it and keep for 5 minutes to cool down. Then, form it together and knead it.
  • Take a plate grease with oil. For hand also grease with oil. Take a small amount of dough and roll like a ball.
  • Preheat the steamer for about 5-6 minutes. Place the place inside and steam for 10-15 minutes.
  • Take a pan and prepare it tempering with oil, urad dal, red chilly, mustard, curry leaves. Add rice dumplings to it and mix well.
  • Finally add grated coconut and mix well for a minute.
  • Traditional and healthy ammini kolukattai or rice dumplings are ready.

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