Friday, December 10, 2010

Rice Flour Sweet Puttu - with step-by-step pictures


This is a delicious snack/breakfast dish made out of rice flour, sugar and coconut. This puttu and Corn & Green Onion Rice makes their way to PJ's Tried & Tasted - Priya's Easy & Tasty Recipes, an event started by Lakshmi. Check out Priya's recipe here.

Ingredients :

1. Rice flour - 2 Cups
2. Sugar - 1 Cup
3. Cardamom powder - 1 tsp (Optional)
4. Salt - 1/2 tsp
5. Water - To sprinkle on the flour
6. Grated coconut - 1 Cup (Grated)
7. Ghee - (Use freshly prepared ghee. This gives a nice flavour.)

Procedure :

1.Roast the rice flour for few minutes.


2. Let it cool. Now, add salt and mix well.
3. Sprinkle a little water.


4. Mix and see, whether you are able to form balls from the flour mixture. At the same time you should able to crumble it back.




5. Once the flour is ready, steam cook the flour for 20 minutes in a idly cooker.



6. Once cooked, transfer to a larger container, mix well with wooden spatula to break the small lumps formed.
7. Then add sugar, cardamom powder, ghee, grated coconut. Mix everything well.
8. Serve with a dollop of ghee on the top.


This also participates in Akheela's "Food Palette Series - White"

27 comments:

Pavithra said...

Wonderful post Nithu sure this is very helpful for future reference. Bookmarked.

Priya said...

Our family favourite, thanks for trying dear..

Latha said...

Delicious puttu!

Akila said...

puttu looks superb dear...

Dish Name Starts with C: - Main Dishes & Cakes
Dish Name Starts with C: - Snacks & Sweets
Dish Name Starts with C: - SideDishes & Beverages

Event: Dish Name Starts with D

Regards,
Akila.

Chitra said...

Great breakfast deal!

divya said...

Looks great ..pictures are awesome..:)

Smitha said...

yum yum puttu!...looks too good!

Mahi said...

Black & White,Beautiful Sight! ;)
Puttu looks yummy!

simply.food said...

Interesting dish, nice instructions , never tried it before.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Perfect entry for the event, it's all white. Never tasted this dish before.

Gayu said...

This one is so awesome..Bookmarked for sure!!

Gayu
http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

Shobha said...

How nice to see this puttu recipe...I always thought that it can be only made using bamboo puttu maker.
Will give it a try.

Priya (elaichii) said...

Looks like fluffy snow! I like it both with jaggery and sugar!

Nisa Homey said...

Looks yummy....

Brindha said...

It's my all time fav... Never knew it would be this simple :) Gonna try asap

Priya Sreeram said...

looks wow n the explanation is good

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Yummy puttu!

Biny Anoop said...

i just made puttu now....did not know we can add cardamom..i use a bit of crushed jeera/cumin

Kurinji said...

my family fav with jaggery.


Kurinji

Jaisy James said...

healthy and delicious puttu

Jay said...

yum..yum..yum...puttu looks divine..
Tasty appetite

Madhu said...

I love this so much Nitu!Its been ages since I had this though. Will make it today itself :)

Jisha said...

nice post..very helpfull

Krishnaveni said...

my fav recipe, for this my mom makes home made rice flour, yours looks yummy

Shobha said...

Hi Nithu, you have been tagged. See my post "I am Tagged" and answer the same questions.

http://foodmazaa.blogspot.com/2010/12/i-am-tagged.html

Ganga Sreekanth said...

great idea Nithu.....

Santosh Bangar said...

new to me but looking delicious