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Sathu maavu puttu recipe
Sathu maavu puttu recipe a healthy steamed dish perfect for breakfast.
Author: Sharmilee J
  • 1/2 cup health mix flour
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp coconut
  • water as needed
  • 2 cups water for steaming
  • cane sugar as needed for serving
  1. Dry roast flour for 3-5 mins in low flame, make sure to do this only in low flame to avoid flour getting burnt.cool down completely,then transfer to a bowl add required salt to it.Mix it well first.
  2. Add water little by little and keep mixing.When you take and hold the flour tight it should form shape.
  3. And when you crumble it should fall apart easily, thats the perfect consistency for soft puttu.It should be sandy in texture.You can even add a tbsp of coconut in this mixture too.Set aaide.Add water to a pressure cooker.
  4. Meanwhile to the puttu maker, add coconut to the bottom then add the prepared mixture till slightly below the rim.Pat it well, press it slightly to have a even top.
  5. When it starts to smoke through the cooker hole place puttu maker, steam cook for 3 mins or until smoke comes through both the holes in the puttu maker.
  6. Gently open and invert on a plate to demould.
  7. Serve hot with coconut and canesugar!
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