One piece of puttu.

Puttu - Steamed rice cake

This Puttu is the traditional food from Kerala, an Indian state. It is healthy and delicious to have with Kerala kadala curry.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Breakfast, Puttu
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Author: Lathiya


  • Puttu maker


  • 1 Cup Rice flour
  • 1/4 Cup Grated coconut 1 tbsp for each puttu
  • Salt As required
  • Warm water As required


  • Take rice flour and salt in a bowl.
  • Add warm water little by little till the flour looks crumbled.
  • Heat a pressure cooker with 1/4th of water. Close it with the lid.
  • In the puttu maker add the grated coconut, then the crumbled flour.
  • Keep it on the cooker valve where pressure releases.
  • Cook for 5minutes till you see the vapor release through the holes of puttu maker.
  • Demould it to the plate.
  • Serve warm with your preferred sides.


  • To know the flour is ready, when you hold tight in your hand ,it will hold and when you crumble it crumbles again.
  • You get the whole puttu maker likeĀ  This.