Meat moong dal sprouts dumplings/ Erachi payar mulapicha kozukottai

Meat moong dal sprouts dumpling, is a tasty. healthy steamed snack. It is very easy to make .This is a perfect  dish for Iftar.


Cooked minced meat (beef or chicken) – 1 cup

Onion, chopped – 1 large
Chillies, chopped – 2 
Ginger  – 1 piece
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder – 2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp

Moong dal sprouts – 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves
Oil  – 2 tbsp

Fine rice powder, store bought – 1 cup
boiling water- 2 cups

Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion, chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, and pepper powder. Add garam masala powder. Saute for a minute. Add minced meat and salt. Mix well. Add sprouted mung dal and coriander leaves. Switch off the flame. 

In a bowl, mix rice powder and salt. To this add boiling water. Combine with a spoon to make a smooth dough like idiyappam dough. Make balls out of the dough. Flatten with your finger, stuff with minced meat mixture. Roll into balls again as in kozhukatta. 

Place them in a steamer and steam for about 15 minutes. 

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