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Puttu recipe with Homemade Rice Flour

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Puttu recipe with Homemade Rice Flour | Pachari Puttu | Raw Rice Puttu | Pacharisi puttu | with step by step photos and video. One of Kerala’s traditional breakfast items. Puttu is usually served with Banana, pappadam or Kadala curry. The puttu made with homemade rice flour is softer and tastier too but requires additional work.

Puttu is one of the favorite breakfast in Kerala which is also very easy to make. Nowadays you can even buy ready to use puttu powder in all the stores. There are many variants of puttu like pachari, matta , Kappa, Rava, wheat, etc….

How to make puttu with homemade rice flour?

Puttu recipe with Homemade Rice Flour | Pachari Puttu | Raw Rice Puttu | with step by step photos and video. A common type of recipe that is loved by all. Here we are using a Chiratta puttu mold for making this recipe. We have to soak the raw rice in water for 3 to 5 hrs. Once soaked drain off and grind to a fine powder. In addition, we would love to add some grated coconut and mix the flour before cooking, for an extra taste. Furthermore, do not squeeze the rice flour while filling in the mold.

Homemade rice flour in general terms is ground rice used to make several Kerala breakfast items. Though these days we get rice flour from stores but this is a keeper recipe. The store brought flour is good too, but at times we try to make our own batch of puttu podi and love that homemade flour more than the store brought. You can save this recipe to make your own batch at home

Additionally, do check out our other breakfast items and also soft wheat puttu recipe (godhuma puttu) too. Hope you would like them.

Puttu recipe with Homemade Rice Flour

Course: Main, BreakfastCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Soaking Time

3

hours 
Total time

15

minutes

Puttu recipe with Homemade Rice Flour | Pachari Puttu | Raw Rice Puttu | with step by step photos and video. One of Kerala’s traditional breakfast items.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw rice or pachari or pacharisi

  • water for soaking

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 4 tbsp grated coconut

Directions

  • Soaking the Raw Rice
  • Take 1 cup of raw rice in a bowl. Clean and wash the rice for 2 to 3 times.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Soak the cleaned rice for 3 to 5 hrs in 2 to 3 cups of water.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Grinding
  • Once soaked drain off the rice from the water and transfer it to a medium-sized mixie jar.puttu using homemade rice flourputtu using homemade rice flour
  • Add the required or 1/4 tsp salt and pulse it a few times. Then, grind it for a minute.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Now, transfer the ground rice flour to a mixing bowl.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Our puttu flour is ready.
  • Making Pachari/Pacharisi/Raw Rice Puttu
  • Add 2 tbsp of grated coconut to the ground rice flour and mix it well. This step is optional.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Let us start filling the puttu mold. We are using a cheratta puttu mold. You can use any kind. Place the round perforated disc with holes inside the puttu maker such that it fits well at the bottom of the mold. Place 1 layer of grated coconut (1 tbsp ) at the bottom of the puttu maker.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Carefully and slowly add the rice flour as the next layer and close the lid. Do not squeeze the rice flour while adding.puttu using homemade rice flour
  • Preheat 2 to 3 cups of water in a cooker and place this mold over the cooker whistle vent or nozzle.puttu using homemade rice flourputtu using homemade rice flour
  • Steam it for 10 minutes. (Once the steam starts to come through the holes of puttu mold reduce the flame and steam for 5 to 7 minutes)
  • Demold and serve the soft warm puttu with Groundnut (Kadala Curry), Green gram curry (Cheru payar), Cowpea ( Vanpayar ) curry or any curry of your choice. The most preferred choice of our family is banana with a slight sprinkle of sugar.

Notes

  • We have to soak the raw rice in water for 3 to 5 hrs.
  • Furthermore, do not squeeze the rice flour while filling in the mold.

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