Puttu (Steamed Rice with Coconut)

A classic accompaniment to a Keralan breakfast, Rasheed steams a moulded rice and coconut staple
Puttu (Steamed Rice with Coconut)
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  • Serves: 3
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 0100 ml water
  • 150 g coarsely ground rice flour
  • 50 g grated coconut

Tips and Suggestions


Puttu steamers can be bought from Asian shops.

Method

1. Add enough water to the rice flour to moisten the flour without forming a paste.

2. Layer up the grated coconut with the moist rice flour in a puttu steamer. Steam for about 20 minutes until the rice is soft.

3. Remove the puttu from the mould and serve hot with kadala curry (spiced black gram).

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