December 16, 2011

Puttu

Ingredients:
Raw rice-2 cup
Grated coconut-1/2 cup
Water
Salt
Puttum pazhavum/kerala steam cake/puttu by {deepapraveen very busy with work..back soon
http://www.flickr.com/photos/deepapraveen/5550525984/

Method of preparation:
soak the rice for 3-4  hours.Leave it to drain.Spread it in a cloth and drain it well.
Grind the drained rice in to powder.
Cook the rice powder for few mins keep on continuous stirring.
You can also skip the above steps by using the puttu powder which you can buy in shops.
Add 1 tsp of coconut , salt and mix well with the rice powder.Sprinkle water to the mixture and make it wet. The mixture should be like bread crumbs.
Put 2tsp of grated coconut in to the puttu maker and transfer the mixed powder in to the puttu maker.
again at the top add few tsp of grated coconut .
If you like coconut mixture u can add in the middle of the puttu also.
Then steam cook for 5 -10 mins..till steam come out of the puttu maker.
Serve hot with kadala curry or banana or payaru pappadam.

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