Puttu is a steamed rice breakfast recipe made in cylindrical form from the kitchens of Kerala, parts of Tamil nadu and Sri Lanka. Though traditionally made from rice flour, there are variations made out of wheat flour, topioca flour, ragi flour and corn flour. Here I am giving you the wheat puttu recipe. The same can be tried in other flours. Puttu being steam cooked is not just delicious but makes a wonderfully healthy dish too!
Ingredients to make puttu:
- Wheat flour
- Salt as per taste
- Sugar as per taste (optional)
- Grated Coconut
Steps to make wheat puttu
Step 1: Roast the wheat flour in low flame in a kadai.
Step 2: Add salt to the flour . You can also add little sugar (optional) Sprinkle little water into the roasted flour. If it gets very coarse and rough, grind it once in mixer grinder.
Step 3: Use Puttu maker or steam it in pressure cooker in a container. Fill alternative layer of wheat flour and a thin layer of grated coconut.
Step 4: Steam cook it and once cooked remove it from steamer.
Step 5: Delicious wheat puttu is ready to eat. Its’ very healthy since it is steam cooked and you can have it with plain sugar, banana or channa curry.