Sathumaavu Modhagam|Multigrain Modhaks|Sathumaavu Kozhukkattai:
As mentioned in moong dhal modhagam post, I have been waiting to try a proper and perfect modhagam this year. Last year I made kambu maavu kozhukkattai with nuts filling but I didn’t have a proper shape.T his year I luckily got a mould and also learnt all secret tips from the experts in the family to make soft and spongy modaks. After learning everything wouldn’t be unfair if I just try a usual one? So I made a try with sathumaavu/multigrain health drink mix along with yellow moong dal stuffing. Kitchen Kathukutty should always stick to the purpose of the blog too? Right?. It was extremely good and there was no huge difference in taste too. I am sure all mothers will happily try this recipe and kids will enjoy this version of sathumaavu
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This will make 16 modhagams
For the Kozhukkattai Dough:
- Rice Flour-1/2 cup
- Homemade multigrain flour-1/2 cup
- Water-1 1/4 cups
- Oil-1 tbsp
- Salt-A pinch
For the stuffing:
- Cooked Mashed Dhal-1/2 cup
- Jaggery(Grated)-1/2 cup
- Water-Less than 1/4 cup
- Cardamom Powder-A pinch
- Ghee-To Cook
- Coconut-1/2 tbsp
- Cashews-1/2 tbsp
To make the dough:
1. Measure and keep all the ingredients ready.
2. Heat a pan and oil to it.
3. When it is hot, add water. Mix both the flours together and keep it ready.
4. Now slowly add the flours by continuously stirring.
5. Keep mixing well until the entire flour gets gathered into a mass.
6. The flour will get gathered into a non-sticky soft pliable dough in 2 minutes.
7. Once it becomes warm, grease your palms with oil and gently roll the dough.
8. Keep this aside covered with a wet cloth.
To make the stuffing:
1. Add ghee in a pan and roast coconut and cashews.
2.Set them aside.
3. In the same pan add little water and allow it to boil.
4. When it boils add the grated jaggery and keep stirring.
5. When it completely dissolved add the cooked and mashed moong dhal.
6. Blend it well.
7. Add the roasted cashews, coconut and cardamom.
8. Mix them and cook in low flame till it becomes a solid.
9. Cool and keep it aside. The stuffing is ready.
To shape the Sathumaavu Modhagam:
1. Grease the mould with oil.
2. Add a small quantity of the dough and press towards the outer layer.
3. Fill the stuffing in the hollow space.
4. Cover the bottom again with some dough.
5. Open the mould and carefully remove the kozhukkattai.
6. Repeat the same for the remaining dough and stuffing.
7. Grease the plates of an idly maker or a steamer and place the kozhukkattais carefully.
8. Steam cook for 10 minutes in medium flame.
9. Soft,healthy and Spongy Sathumaavu Modhaks are ready to relish 🙂
You can use homemade rice flour or storebought flour or idiyappam flour.
Be careful while unmoulding and taking the dumplings from the steamer.
Serve it warm always.
This stays good for a day at room temperature.
Skip jaggery for kids below one year and replace with dates syrup.
The recipe as such is suitable for kids above 1 year.
Consult with your doctor before offering any new food to the baby.
Consider the family history of allergies before introducing any new food to baby
Be sure to have eliminated doubts of allergies of each ingredient before offering this to the baby.
Skip salt if the baby is below one year.
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