This Kerala speciality is enjoyed in Sri Lanka too – rice flour and coconut cooked in a special cylinder shaped container. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Main Ingredients Rice Flour, Coconut
Cuisine Sri Lankan
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Puttu

  • 1½ cup Rice Flour
  • 1 cup Coconut
  • to taste Salt
  • for brushi Oil


  1. Put rice flour in a bowl, add salt and scraped coconut and 2 tbsps water and mix well.
  2. Heat 1 cup water in the bottom container of puttu steamer.
  3. Brush the cylindrical mould with oil, fill it with the rice flour mixture. Spread it evenly. Cover its lid. Place in the steamer and steam for 12-15 minutes. Remove the puttu mould, push the puttu through the cylinder with a wooden stick onto a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1196
Carbohydrates 161.3
Protein 21.1
Fat 51.9