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How to make Puttu : Kerala Breakfast Recipe
Most favorite breakfast receipe of kerala
Puttu is one of the favorite recipes of Kerala. It is the favorite breakfast for us. Puttu is an easy made food and doesn’t require much work to be done. The usual combination is Puttu and Kadala (Brown Chickpea) Curry or Puttu, Payar (green gram curry) and pappadam (Pappad). If nothing is out there, we can have banana and sugar Or even black tea, to make it simpler
As usual, the main ingredient is rice itself. We prefer variety of rice products, for the whole day. Idle, Dosai, Puttu, Appam, Idiyappam etc. are some of the rice based food for breakfast. We can’t think about the mail meal of the day, without rice, it will be mostly plain rice and curry and at end of the day also we go with rice products.
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- 500gm Puttu Powder, Rice Powdered and Roasted
- To taste Salt, to be mixed with water for equal distribution
- 2-3 Cups Warm Water, To make the powder wet enough to be cooked
- 1 plate Coconut Scraping, scrapped using a coconut scrapper
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- Take a bowl of warm water and mix salt to taste.
- Take puttu powder in another bowl.
- Add salt water in small quantity to the puttu powder and mix it with spoon.
- Once it is wet enough, use your hands to make the wetness even to the mixture. Be sure not to make the mixture, too wet that it will become watery and of no use.
- Now using a coconut scrapper, get the coconuts scrapping.
- Use a pressure cooker, without the weight or a puttu pot, add some water and allow the steam to come with full force.
- Take the pressure puttu maker; add the filter in the bottom, so that you won’t lose the mixture through the bottom of the puttu maker.
- Now start filling the puttu maker with the puttu mixture and coconut scrapping, alternatively, starting with coconut scrapping in the bottom.
- When the steam is of full force, place the puttu maker, filled with mixture, on top of the pressure cooker or puttu pot, so that the steam passes through the mixture, via the hole at the bottom of the puttu maker. Now wait for 5 minutes to get the puttu cooked.
- Once the puttu is cooked, take the pressure puttu maker, out from the steam and using a stick, push the filter under the mixture carefully to get the cooked puttu, out into a plate, without breaking.
- Now the puttu is ready to be served.
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