Saturday, August 7, 2010

Rice Puttu

Puttu called as cylindrical steam cake is common and favourite breakfast of keralites. People have their own combination to take puttu with. It is taken with potato ishtoo, banana -Pappad, kadla curry etc...

Rice flour - 2cups
Water - ¼-1cup
Grated coconut - 3tsp
Salt - As rqd

How to prepare

=►Wet rice flour with required quantity of water(add water little by little slowly)and salt mix for 5 min. to obtain desired consistency.
=►Transfer the mix into puttu maker with cocnut gratings alternatively.
=►Place the maker on steaming vessel & staem for 5-10min.
=►When it is finished cooking,remove the cylindrical portion and push out the cakes with stick from the maker to plate and serve with curries or sugar.

Note: I used packet roasted rice flour. If u want to make fresh flour follow this procedure
Soak rice in water for 5-6 hrs. Drain and grind it to make puttu powder
Preheat a pan, add grinded powder, carefully roast it for 5-8min, stir continuously.

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