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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Kuzha Puttu


2 cups Rice flour
1tbsp Chana dal
1 1/2 cups Coconut (grated)
1/2 cup Water
Also required:

Puttu maker
Pressure cooker

How to:
  • Heat a skillet and dry roast the rice flour at medium heat for few mins.
  • In a bowl mix the roasted flour and salt together. Also mix 3/4 cup of grated coconut to the flour.
  • Sprinkle water over the flour mixture and mix well. Now, try holding in your fist and make sure it doesn't break off.(perfect mixture)
  • Mean while, microwave the chana dal for 3 mins with enough water.
  • Drain the water, mix it up with the flour mixture and let it rest for 20 mins with lid closed.
  • Now, fill a single layer coconut at the bottom of the puttu maker, followed by a fistful of flour mixture. Repeat this alternatively with the top layer as coconut and close the lid.
  • Heat water in a pressure cooker and when it starts steaming, place the puttu maker in the place of the whistle.
  • Cook until steam comes out of the puttu maker. This should take around 4-5 mins.
  • Remove the puttu maker from the cooker, open the lid and push it out from the bottom with a stick.
Serve hot with kadalai curry or banana and sugar.

1 comment:

  1. post some kids healthy menu nithya if u know any


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