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Monday, 8 March 2010

Gotham puttu (wheat steam cake) and cherupayar

Preparation time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 30 mins

Ingredients
Wheat flour-2cups
Coconut grated-1/2cup
Salt to taste
Water for mixing



Method
Add some salt to a cup of water and sprinkle water on the flour (little at a time) and mix it gently. The flour should be wet enough for steaming. Put wet flour in the mixer and run it just for one minute to break apart the small lumps and form a nice wet powdery texture. Put two teaspoon of grated coconut in the puttu maker and then add the flour mix till half, then add another two teaspoon of coconut and the flour mix and top it with two teaspoon of coconut. Cover with the lid and cook till steam comes out.

Serve hot with sugar or banana or kadala curry or payar and papadam.

Cherupayar
Ingredients
Green Gram(cherupayar)-1 cup
Grated coconut–1/4cup
Mustard seeds -1tsp
Red chillies -1 to 2 nos
Curry leaves-a few
Coconut oil-1tbsp
Salt to taste

Method
Cook the green gram along with salt & water until soft.



Heat oil in a pan or a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds and then add red chillies and curry leaves. Add the green gram, grated coconut and mix well. Cover the pan with a lid and cook on low flame for 5 mins. Remove the cover and mix well the whole contents again ans serve.

Note: You may mix the flour and refregirate over night for the following morning.

24 comments:

Meena said...

Love the awesome collection of recipes you have here...especially kerala dishes, since I am from kerala too!

First time on your blog...will be back soon!

Jagruti said...

Dish loooks good new for me!!

Nithu Bala said...

Puttu with payaru looks so delicious..cute clicks:-)

Priya said...

Wat a healthy and filling combination...fantastic dish..

Rachana Kothari said...

This is a very new dish to me...looks great though!

Sarah Naveen said...

Healthy and yummy puttu..
oo a pathram ingu thannekku..ippo theerthu tharam :)

Vrinda said...

Innu ravilem koode kazhichu,ennittum kanditte kothiyayitte vayya...My fav combo,adipoli pics...

Subhashini said...

very new to this one.Will try soon

Sushma Mallya said...

puttu is my all time fav one and nice combo with it too...

Aruna Manikandan said...

Puttu looks fabulous dear!!!!

Akal's Saappadu said...

gothuma puttu looks simply superb with the appalam and poriyal!! lovely platter!!

Tina said...

My fav ...Nalla choodu gothambu puttum panchasarayum anu enikishtamulla..combination...My hubs all time fav breakfast item..

Malar Gandhi said...

Oh boy...gothuma puttu looks gorgeous...I still cant bring that shape!!! Like the way u displayed it.

Gulmohar said...

My hubby's fav combo in your plate..At least once in a week we make puttu :-) your gothambu puttu looks fantastic..

AdukalaVishesham said...

wow...the puttu looks awesome.. cherupayar n pappadam is a great combo.. back in the days it was intended for the diabetes patients.. but now its popular even otherwise..

kothiyavunu said...

Healthy and yummy puttu latha..like nami said my fav too..every sat or sun our breakfast will puttu..:)

Sashi said...

Hi Latha, First time here. Puttu is my favorite. Gothuma puttu looks healthy and tasty !! Drop @ http://sashirecipes.com sometime when u find time.

ARUNA said...

It looks good, something new!

Swetha said...

Nice recipe Latha! Drop by my blog sometime.

Latha said...

Thanks to all for your lovely comments :).

Nostalgia said...

Now, that's pretty healthy too I would think. Fantastic.

Preety said...

that's a one healthy cake recipe

Padhu said...

Healthy and yummy recipe.Thanks for sharing Latha

PranisKitchen said...

Gothambu puttu looks super.liked the presentation.puttu payar pappadam what a wonderful combo
very recently I have posted puttu n kadala curry if u have time just visit our blog

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