Ragi Puttu | Finger Millet Steamed cake | Millet Recipe

Ragi Puttu | Finger Millet Steamed cake | Millet Recipe
Ragi / finger millet is one millet which can be easily consumed by all ages groups and all sectors of people,even this millet is good for diabetic disorder people.Mostly for kids many usually starts the solid food by first introducing the porridge made with it, which is tasty,filling and healthy.Ragi is one of the great source of calcium and it also gives coolness of the body.I am a sort of person who love  to have puttu for breakfast by kids won't like it.Last purposely I made this for my breakfast while dosa for others.

Preparation time: 5 mins
cooking time: 10-15 mins
Recipe type: Breakfast
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Author: Babitha
serves; 2


  • Ragi flour- 1 cup
  • Grated coconut- 1 cup
  • salt-1\2 tsp
  • Water

ragi puttu


1.Take ragi flour and salt in a bowl.Slowly add water make it look somewhat like bread crumbs.When pressed it should hold its shape  and it should easily break also.that's the correct stage.

Ragi Puttu | Finger Millet Steamed cake | Millet Recipe

2.To the puttu maker first add grated coconut, then the prepared flour,and so on and lastly end with grated coconut.

3.Steam it well by placing it above the lower compartment of the puttu maker which is filled with water.

When done serve hot with sugar,or sugar & banana.

You can also have it with powdered palm jaggery.
Ragi Puttu | Finger Millet Steamed cake | Millet Recipe


1.Don't add water all it once,just sprinkle little by little and make the flour .

2.If you don't have puttu maker,keep the prepared flour in a cloth,tie and steam it in an idli cooker/pan.


  1. The kids call this chocolate puttu... I roast the raagi for five minutes before doing the remaining steps... Looks really good...


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