Traditional Breakfast Recipe of Kerala!!
Heat – 1 cup Water – Pinch Salt – Boil – +/- 2 cups wheat Flour – Stir – Turn off Stove – Cool
Grate – Coconut 2 cups – (1 cup + 1 cup)
Knead – above to Crumbly Texture – (quick Blitz in Blender) – Mix 1 cup Coconut
Mould – Small cup or Coconut Shell – Add Spoonful Coconut Bottom layer – Add Crumble mix – Press firmly – turn over on a steamer plate – continue with rest of mix
Sweet – Coconut Layer – Chopped Plantain Layer – Crumble Mix – Turn over on Steamer Plate
Steam – 3 cups Water in Saucepan – Good boil – Steam wheat Cakes with lid on – 20 mnts.
Delicious Coconut Cupcakes ready. Enjoy with Brown Chickpeas or Mango Fish Curry or with Banana.
Note : Puttu mix should be hold its shape when pressed between your fist but should crumble if pressed harder. Use Rice instead of Wheat.
As a child visiting Kerala for Summer Vacations we ate puttu every morning. Rice Puttu, Jackfruit Puttu, Mango Puttu, Wheat Puttu. And many more variations. Delicious aroma of Steamed Coconut Puttu in Everyhouse. No escaping Puttu if you are planning to visit Kerala.
Sita Luc and Anna hope you are looking forward to eating lots of Puttu this summer!!