Kerala Puttu (Kuzhal Puttu) Recipe

Kerala Puttu, also known as Kuzhal Puttu, is a traditional South Indian breakfast dish made with rice flour and coconut. It is a steamed cylindrical cake that is soft and fluffy in texture. The rice flour is mixed with grated coconut and water to form a crumbly mixture, which is then steamed in a cylindrical puttu maker. It is usually served with kadala curry (black chickpea curry) or banana and is a popular dish in Kerala cuisine.

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Ingredients for Kerala Puttu (Kuzhal Puttu) Recipe Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Rice Flour
  • 0.17 cup Grated Coconut
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Water As Needed
  • as needed Kadala Curry Or Banana Slices For Serving

Directions: Kerala Puttu (Kuzhal Puttu) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, grated coconut, and salt. Gradually add water and mix well to form a crumbly mixture.
  • STEP 2.Fill the cylindrical puttu maker with alternating layers of the rice flour mixture and grated coconut.
  • STEP 3.Place the puttu maker on top of a steamer filled with water and steam for about 10-15 minutes or until the puttu is cooked and firm.
  • STEP 4.Remove the puttu from the steamer and gently push it out from the bottom of the puttu maker onto a plate.
  • STEP 5.Serve hot with kadala curry or banana slices.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the rice flour is of good quality to ensure the perfect texture of the puttu.
  • You can also add a pinch of cardamom powder to the rice flour mixture for added flavor.
  • If you don't have a puttu maker, you can use a steamer basket lined with a muslin cloth to make the puttu.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover puttu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, steam the puttu for a few minutes until heated through.
  • Serve the puttu with kadala curry or any other curry of your choice.
Nutrition
value
687
calories per serving
23 g Fat12 g Protein107 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Carbs
    107g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    107g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    23g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    24mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    104mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    237mg
  • Selenium
    0mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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