Kerala Style Soft Puttu

Pattu is a steamed rice cake cooked with freshly grated coconut. It's extremely popular in Kerala and can be relished with kadala curry, egg curry, and even ripe bananas.

Kerala Style Soft Puttu

Dry roast the flour on low flame till it loses all moisture.

Keep aside to cool. Combine flour with salt and very little coconut, add water, little by little and make sand texture mixture.

Place water for boiling in puttu chatti.

Sprinkle 1 tbsp coconut on the base of the mold and top with rice mixture.

Alternate this with more of rice and less of coconut till mold is full.

Place on puttu pot and steam on low flame for 10 minutes or till done.

Demould and serve.

TIP: To make rice flour, Soak rice in water for 1 hour.

Drain off excess water and dry till it is 99% dry.

Grind to a semi-fine flour.

Preetha Srinivasan

Preetha Srinivasan

Preetha�s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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