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November 27, 2008

Puttu - Steam Cake

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 The most popular breakfast of Kerala 
Ingredients:    
Rice / Wheat flour  - 2 cups
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Water  - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste    
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Method :

Add salt and approximately 3 table spoons of grated coconut into the flour and mix well.  Add water little by little to the rice / wheat flour and mix it. The flour should be wet enough for steaming, but we have to be careful when you add water to the flour.  The consistency has got to be right. It should not become too watery.  Puttu has to be made in a Puttu maker.  Layer the Puttu maker with some grated coconut first, then the rice mixture and then the grated coconut again. Steam for 2-3 minutes, take out and serve hot.

You can have Puttu with either Kadala Curry/steamed plantains or bananas. 

 
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Accompaniments
Kadala Curry
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5 Comments

   Malkinson, Fort CochinReplyPosted On:15/5/2010
My favourite dish of all time. Can have it by any curry which my mom prepare. Best 3 is puttu & puzhungiya erachy, puttu & pork and puttu & kadala. I like to have puttu 24x7
 
   carol fernandes, arporaReplyPosted On:26/3/2010
its very tasty n not to heavy n vitout oil
 
   shisu, ReplyPosted On:6/2/2010
too tastyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
 
   Niranjani, DelhiReplyPosted On:24/8/2009
I like puttu so much coz my mom makes for me. i belong to chennai now staying in delhi for my studies. i miss puttu a lot thanks for ur receipe though i know. i'm going try this week.
 
   vipin peter, waynadReplyPosted On:7/8/2009
puttu is my most favorite breakfast dish..i love it especially with banannas prepared by my mother..