Rava | Semolina Puttu Recipe | with step by step photos and video. Rava Puttu, a delicious breakfast or evening time snack made with semolina and grated coconut. Delicious rava puttu which tastes so soft and delicious.
Puttu is a traditional and healthy steamed breakfast recipe in Kerala. 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 rava or semolina puttu?
Rava | Semolina Puttu Recipe | with step by step photos and video. A variant dish made with semolina. Rava Puttu tastes delicious and soft and goes well with Kadala Curry. You can enjoy the healthy breakfast dish with any side dish that suits your taste. Moreover, one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared with very minimal ingredients. This is a unique and special dish with a moist rava mixture cooked in a puttu maker until cooked.
Firstly, do use roasted rava. If your rava is not roasted, dry roast rava in medium flame until it slightly changes color and aroma arises. To make rava puttu softer, just pulse the crumbled mixture in a mixie jar. By doing so, rava puttu becomes soft. Do try out this method at least once. You will enjoy the best rava puttu by following this recipe.
Kids love puttu with bananas and sugar. This is a nutritious dish and you will enjoy the goodness of semolina. Furthermore, kindly do check out other puttu recipes too. Hope you will like them too.
- Soft Wheat Puttu
- Raw Rice Flour Puttu using homemade raw rice flour
- Red Rice Flour Puttu using homemade red rice flour
- Chemba or Red Rice Flour Puttu
Rava | Semolina PuttuCourse: Breakfast, MainCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Rava | Semolina Puttu | with step by step photos and video. Rava Puttu, a delicious breakfast or evening time snack made with semolina and grated coconut.
1 cup roasted rava/semolina
1/4 tsp salt
6 tbsp + 4 tbsp water
4 tbsp grated coconut
- Take 1 cup of roasted rava in a mixing bowl. If your rava is not roasted, dry roast rava in medium flame until it slightly changes color.
- Add 1/4 tsp salt and mix well.
- Then add little by little water and mix it with your hands until the rava is moist well. (Here we added around 6 tbsp water)
- Take a handful of rava and press it with your fist, it should hold the shape, that’s the correct stage of rava.
- Now steam this rava for 5 minutes in a idli steamer.
- After 5 minutes, remove from the steamer.
- Again add little by little water and wet the rava mix. To make it more soft grind/pulse this crumbled rava mixture in a mixie jar for 3 to 4 seconds and transfer to a mixing bowl.
- 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 mould. Place 1 layer of grated coconut (2 tbsp ) at the bottom of the puttu maker.
- Carefully and slowly add the rava as the next layer and close the lid. Do not squeeze the rice flour while adding.
- Preheat 2 to 3 cups of water in a cooker and place this mold over the cooker whistle vent or nozzle.
- Steam it for 5 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 is banana with a slight sprinkle of sugar.
- If your rava is not roasted, dry roast rava in medium flame until it slightly changes color.
- To make rava puttu more soft grind/pulse the crumbled rava mixture in a mixie jar for 3 to 4 seconds