Rice puttu/south indian steam cake recipe

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Rice Puttu/South Indian steam cake is one of the popular breakfast in rural south India especially in Kerala and TamilNadu.
This puttu is prepared by steaming rice flour in a puttu maker flavoured with ghee and garnished with freshly grated coconut.
Rice puttu is served with kadala curry in restaurants and hotels in south India.
A nutritious sweet dish favourite among kids as a evening snack mostly served in street shops, hotels and mess. Try this simple puttu recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Rice flour : 115 gms
Grated coconut : 35 gms
Cardamom powder : 1/2 tsp
Ghee : 10 ml
Salt : to taste
Sugar : to taste (optional)


Step 1:

Sieve rice flour, add salt and sprinkle little water now and then to make flour as a coarse or small granules.

Step 2:

Steam the wheat flour in puttu maker or idly cooker for 10 minutes.

Step 3:

Remove from heat. Add ghee, grated coconut, sugar, cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4:

Serve hot.

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