Red rice Puttu using Chemba Puttu Podi and Kadala Curry Recipe
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Red rice Puttu using Chemba Puttu 'podi
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
  • 1 & ½ cup Red rice Puttu Podi/ Sigappu arisi Puttu Maavu
  • 1 tbsp cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup coconut
  1. Take a wide bowl to add 1 & ½ cups of Puttu Powder. Add ½ salt to taste and mix it well. Take 1 cup water and Sprinkle water, crumble the flour. Add water in batches and mix well with your fingertips.
  2. Flour needs to hold shape when pressed between the fist and need to break on further pressing. Make a moist flour with a crumbly texture. Rest the flour for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, boil water in a steamer or if you are using Puttu kudam, add water till the line inside. Drop the while plate inside the cylindrical tube and seal it. now add ¼ cup of freshly grated coconut and then Followed by 2 times ¼ + ¼ cup of puttu flour.
  4. Again add a layer with ¼ cup of coconut, ¼ +1/4 cup of puttu flour on top add ¼ cup coconut, and level it up using a spoon. Gently press it.
  5. Close the puttu Kudam(cylindrical tube) and steam for 8 to 10 minutes or till the steam escapes from top holes. If you are not using the kudam, spread the puttu flour in a cloth and fold it, keep it inside a steamer and steam it. Once steamed switch off the stove.
  6. Carefully open lid and push the whole plate forward using a wooden stick or any ladles from the back. remove the whole plate and serve hot puttu. You can serve it with moong curry, kadala curry, or simply with jaggery.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at