Kara Kozhakattai/ Uppu Kozhakattai
for the outer covering
1 cup Idiappam flour or rice flour
1 1/2 cup water
1 pinch salt
1/4 tsp oil
for the filling or poornam
1 cup urad dhal
salt to taste
Oil and mustard for seasoning
Soak urad dhal for 2 hrs. Grind coarsely with green chillies and salt.
Steam the paste in idli cooker. Crumble the steamed paste. Splatter mustard in some oil and saute the crumbled pieces. Keep aside.
Boil water with salt and oil. Pour the idiappam flour slowly in water and keep stirring
to form a dough like consistency. Make cup shapes with the dough and fill the filling/poornam
Close the cup to form kozhakattais. Steam the kozhakattais.
Serve hot and enjoy!!