Steamed Puli pithe (Sheddho Puli)

Main Dish
4 servings
5 min
20 min
Very Easy




  • Grate coconut and mix with sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and keep it aside.
  • Heat a Pan and add Rice flour. Stirr for about 5 minutes. Take it out in an bowl and add plain flour and salt to that.
  • Now add Hot water and knead well to make a dough which shouldn't be very soft.
  • Make small balls from the dough, spread each ball with hand and stuff the coconut sugar mixture into it.
  • Fold it and seal the edges so that filling doesnt come out and it get the shape of 'Puli' as in the picture.
  • Arrange the pulies in a steamer and steam those for about 10 minutes. In absence of steamer a vessel with pore in its base can be used.
  • Arrange the pulies in the vessel, Pour some water in a handi and put the vessel over that and let the water boil. Keep it for about 8 to 10 by that time puli gets steamed properly. Take it out and let it cool.


Steamed Puli pithe (Sheddho Puli), photo 1
Steamed Puli pithe (Sheddho Puli), photo 2


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