Poorna Pidi kolukattai

Ganesh Chathurthi celebration always starts with kolukattai. All types of kolukattai are tasty and looks tempting. I prepared poorna kolukattai with coconut and sugar.

Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Serves: 15 nos


  • Rice flour - 3 cups
  • Warm Water


  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom - 1
  • Coconut flakes - 2 cup


1.    Heat a pan and add ghee. When in melts add cardamom. As flavor comes out, add coconut flakes.

2.   Add sugar and saute as it turns golden brown. This is the poornam. Change to a bowl and keep aside.

3.   Take a medium sized bowl, add rice flour and make it into a dough by adding warm water.

4.   Take small balls and make it flat using fingers. keep a scoop of poornam inside and close it with fingers.

5.   Repeat this and make all kolukattai. Place in idly pan and cook for 10 min.