Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Kerala Nadan Ari Puttu


Rice Flour (Puttu podi) - 2 cups
Water -  1/2-3/4 cup
Coconut grated  - 1/2 cup

Mix little salt with water. The water should be a little salty when tasted.
Slowly sprinkle water over the rice powder and mix using your hands.
Crumble the lumbs as you mix.
Mix till the right moisture content. The flour shouldnt be powdery.
Puttu is made in a special vessel called puttu kutti.
Add coconut, then add handful of rice flour twice, followed by coconut into the puttu kutti.
Continue until the puttu kutti is filled
Now place this over a pressure cooker/ puttu kudam. and steam for 10 mins.

Enjoy with Kadala Curry, Fish Curry, Chicken curry ,Bananas or simply with plain sugar and ghee.


  1. Though heard of it many a time but never had this...looks really interesting n delicious!

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  2. I love puttu ..looks delicious..thank you for your lovely comment at my blog..would love to see you there often..

  3. I simply love these with warm coconut milk and suger.. yummy!!!

  4. My husband loves this so much. Thanks for sharing this recipe dear.