Sunday, August 19, 2012

Rice Puttu/South Indian Steam Cake Recipe

Rice Puttu/South Indian steam cake is one of the popular breakfast in rural south India especially in Kerala and TamilNadu. This puttu is prepared by steaming rice flour in a puttu maker flavoured with ghee and garnished with freshly grated coconut. Rice puttu is served with kadala curry in restaurants and hotels in south India. A nutritious sweet dish favourite among kids as a evening snack mostly served in street shops, hotels and mess. Try this simple puttu recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Rice flour                            115 gms
Grated coconut                  35 gms
Cardamom powder            1/2 tsp
Ghee                                 10 ml
Salt                                    to taste
Sugar                                to taste (optional)


1. Sieve rice flour, add salt and sprinkle little water now and then to make flour as a coarse or small granules.
2. Steam the wheat flour in puttu maker or idly cooker for 10 minutes.
3. Remove from heat. Add ghee, grated coconut, sugar, cardamom powder and mix well.
4. Serve hot.


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