Kerala Puttu | How to make Kerala Puttu

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Byasha venugopal
Created on 31st Aug 2015
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About Kerala Puttu

Puttu is a traditional breakfast dish from Kerala. This recipe is a wholesome meal made from scratch. This recipe originally appeared in my blog ( in 2013.

Kerala Puttu is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Kerala. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Kerala Puttu is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Kerala Puttu at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 45 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Kerala Puttu by asha venugopal in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Kerala Puttu at your home without any difficulties. Kerala Puttu is one of the representative dishes of Kerala which you can serve in any special occasions.

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Kerala Puttu

Ingredients to make Kerala Puttu

  • Red parboiled rice -3/4 cup
  • Water- 4 tablespoons
  • Grated coconut- 1 cup + 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar- 3 tablespoons
  • Salt- 1/8 teaspoon

How to make Kerala Puttu

  1. Clean and soak the rice overnight.
  2. Drain the water and spread the rice on a kitchen towel.
  3. Allow it to dry a bit (for about 5 minutes) but ensure it retains a bit of the moisture, else the rice will not grind well in mixer-blender.
  4. Grind the rice till it is very mildly coarse.
  5. Mix the rice powder, sugar, salt and 3 tablespoons of grated coconut.
  6. Sprinkle 4 tablespoons of water on this and mix well.
  7. The mixture will be crumbly. Keep the mix aside for 10-15 mins.
  8. Take the puttu mould or any perforated container and place 3 tablespoons of shredded coconut followed by 8 tablespoons of the crumbly puttu mix.
  9. Repeat this process till the mould is full. Top off the mould with shredded coconut.
  10. Steam the puttu for 10 mins.
  11. Serve hot with sugar & chopped banana or channa gravy

Reviews for Kerala Puttu (2)

Rashmi Singh4 months ago

Pushpa Ravikumar7 months ago
i like this very much this easy to do pushpa From shimoga