Rice flour dumplings – Meat filling

Rice flour dumplings with meat and sprouts is a healthy steamed snack. It a perfect balance of carb and proteins. You can use minced beef, chicken, or mutton.

Let’s see how to make kozhukatta with savory filling.


  • 1 cup meat, cooked
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 chillies, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ cup moong sprouts
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup fine rice powder
  • 2 cups hot water


  • Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onion, chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, and pepper powder.
  • Add garam masala powder. Saute for a minute.
  • Add minced meat and salt. Mix well.
  • Add moong sprouts and coriander leaves. Switch off the flame. 
  • In a bowl, mix rice powder and salt.
  • Add hot water and 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 as in kozhukatta. 

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

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