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Puttu Recipe | Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe

Puttu Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. Rice Puttu is made with rice flour and steamed till cooked. Rice Puttu, Payaru and Papadum is a perfect combination.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Kerala, South Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Store Bought Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 3 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar-3 tblspn
  • Fresh Coconut - 1 cup grated
  • Water around ¾ cup or as needed
  • Accompliments 1:
  • Green gram / Pacha Payaru - 1 cup cooked with some salt
  • Papadum deep fried in oil
  • Accompliments 2:
  • Banana-1
  • Sugar-1 tblspn
  • Ghee-1 tsp


  • Take rice flour in a bowl. Add in salt, sugar and mix well.
  • Gradually sprinkle in the water and rub with your fingers till it form coarse crumbs. It should be slightly wet.
  • Now take a puttu kolal, first add some coconut, then add the flour mixture and again coconut and continue till top like this.
  • Place this in the steamer or the vessel where we will put this puttu kolal and cook for 10 min.Now slowly remove it by pushing the puttu kolal with a spoon from the bottom.
  • Serve it hot with cooked payaru, papadum or banana, sugar, ghee.
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