Monday, April 19, 2010

Puttu kadala - Steamed rice flour with black chickpeas curry

  1. Roasted rice flour – 1 cup
  2. Grated coconut – ½ cup
  3. Water – ¾ cup (approximately)
  4. Salt – as required
  1. Wet rice flour with water and salt and keep it aside for 30 mins.
  2. Place the above mixture into a sieve with big holes and sift.
  3. Rub with hand to break down any clusters.
  4. Now the mixture will look like breadcrumbs.
  5. Place 1 tbsp of grated coconut and 5 tbsp of rice powder into the puttu steamer (puttukutty).
  6. Repeat the above process to fill the steamer.
  7. Close the steamer with lid and cook till steam comes out of the steamer.
  8. Enjoy hot with kadala curry.


  1. LOvely dish with a lovely presentation...

  2. what a nice combo..looks delicious.feel to have it now.
    Nice picture..Puttu and pazham(banana) that also a perfect combo..
    thanks for the wishes dear..sure everyone will like the palada which u r going to prepare on that day.

  3. Puttu is my fav, never had with any curry though. Must be a lovely combo !!

  4. Hi firat time here....loved ur blog and ur recipes....You know,i always have problem with puttu making cos i dont know hiw much water to add!!!!!Isnt that a surprise?..its good that u posted this recipe, there will be people like me around...;)..
    Loved ur kadala curry as well...will try it out...

  5. My favorite puttu,looks beautiful,i like to eat with sugar.

  6. what a great dush..lovely color


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