Crumbly Coconut Cup Cakes – Puttu – Savoury and Sweet

Traditional Breakfast Recipe of Kerala!!
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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!!

Chilled Gazpacho – Cool Refreshing Spanish Soup

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Chop – 1 Kg Juicy Tomato  – 1 Green Bell Pepper – 1 Peeled Cucumber – Roughly

Blend – Chopped Veg – 2 cloves of garlic – 1 cup water – 1 tbsp Olive Oil – Smooth Texture

Mix – 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice – Salt to taste

Garnish  – Coriender leaves  – Sliced Green Chilli

Serve –  Cooled-  With or Without Ice Cubes.

Enjoy Delicious Gezpacho all day long.  Perfect Summer day Soup!!

Note : Replace garlic with Onion or Pinch of Chat Masala,  Lemon with Vinigar.  Adjust salt to taste. If using indian cucumber remove seeds before blending.

I am a fan of this delicious cold soup .  I drink atleast 3 or 4 glasses a day in Summer.   Cooling and refreshing.