Masala puttu

Masala puttu


  • Saras puttu powder- 2 cups

  • Onion- 2 (finely chopped)

  • Green Chilli- 2 (chopped)

  • Ginger chopped- 1/2 table spoon

  • Garlic chopped- 1/2 table spoon

  • Saras turmeric powder- 1 tea spoon

  • Saras coriander powder- 1 tea spoon

  • Saras chilli powder- 1 teaspoon

  • Saras Pepper powder – 1/2 tea spoon

  • Tomato chopped – 1

  • Potato small chopped- 1

  • Egg- 1 (optional)

  • Grated coconut

  • Curry leaves

  • Corriander leaves

  • Oil

  • Salt

  • Water

Method of preparation

In a bowl take Saras puttu powder. Add salt to taste. Mix it well. Sprinkle adequate amount of water and slowly mix it with puttu powder with your fingers. Make sure that there are no big lumps in the flour. Keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

Take a heavy- bottomed pan and pour 2 table spoons of oil. Put the above mentioned quantities of ginger, garlic, chopped green chillies, curry leaves and chopped onion into the heated oil. Add some salt and saute it well. When it become light brown add Saras turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and pepper powder in prescribed quantities. Saute it in low flame until the raw smell diasppears. Add
chopped tomatoes and potatoes and cook it properly by adding a little water. Make sure that potatoes are not overcooked. Add one egg and saute well until it becomes small crumbles (if you are a strict vegetarian you can avoid this part). Add some coriander leaves and put the flame off.

Take your Puttu maker and fill the kutti (cylindrical part) with grated coconut, puttu powder and masala fillings alternatively. Place it over the stove and cook until it is ready. Serve hot.