Puttu originates from Kerala and is mainly made out of Rice. This recipe is adopted using Foxtail Millets and little millet and presented in a convenient form. Foxtail millet is rich in protein, good to control diabetics, keeps your digestive tract clean, reducing heart attack risk, high in antioxidants, helps in weight loss and reduces gastric problems. Little Millet helps lowers risk of type 2 diabetes, reduces chances of heart attacks, improves digestion, protects from breast cancer, protects childhood asthma
Mix one cup of puttu podi with 2 cups of water with finger tips with water little by little until crumbly and moist flour consistency.
Use puttu maker exclusively for this purpose only. Alternatively you can also steam puttu in Idli moulds . Add about 1-2 tbsp of grated coconut in the bottom of the moulds. Steam for 8-12 minutes.
Serve hot with Kadala curry(whole bengal gram), green gram curry (cheru payar), Cowpea curry(vanpayar)