Saturday, 6 June 2015



Puttu is a south indian & srilankan breakfast dish of steamed cylinders of ground rice layered with coconut . It is highly popular in indian state of kerala as well as in many areas of srilanka , where it is also known as pittu.
Puttu is served with chickpea or banana.Puttu can also be steamed in coconut shell, which imparts Natural taste and smell to the puttu.                                                                                                                           

  •  Puttu powder – 2 cups
  • Fresh & finely grated coconut  - 2 & 1 / 2 cups
  • For making puttu in the shell of the coconut  take the shell with eye part , clean it , & make  one hole in an eye . 


  1. In the puttu powder add salt & sprinkle water little by little & mix well .( do not add too much water )
  2. After mixing the powder when you press a handful of powder  & drop , it will become powder again .
  3. That ‘s the consistency .
  4. In the coconut shell add 1 to 2 tbsp of coconut & add puttu powder & top with some more coconut leaving one inch space above .
  5. Fix this filled shell over the pressure cooker with boiling water 9 the steam should enter through to cook the puttu )
  6. Steam for about 10 to 15 minutes .
  7. Remove the shell from the heat & keep the shell upside down & tap it gently.
  8. The puttu will be in the shape of coconut shell .
Serve hot with fried papads ( or ) with banana pieces mixed with sugar or with spicy kadalai curry .

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