Puttu is one breakfast I always prefer and love to have it.I usually prepare it one weekend and feel it more filling.If I have any left over I will happily indulge it for my evening snack as I love it that much and can't express in words.
You can widely see the collection of puttuI have it here in my little space are
red rice puttu ,
to add one more to it here comes this kambu puttu.
Kambu known as pearl millet in english is easily available in super markets nowadays.Here I used readymade kambu puttu flour in market.But to make the flour is not that difficult.Check millet for any dust & stones.Then powder it in a mixer.Slightly roast the powdered flour and make puttu.
Preparation time: 5 mins
cooking time under 10 mins
makes 2 big cylindrical cake
- Kambu/ pearl millet flour- 1 & 1\2 cup
- salt- 1\2 tsp
- grated coconut- 1 cup
- water- as needed
1.Take kambu flour ,salt in a mixing bowl.Mix well.
2.Then slowly sprinkle water in such a way when you make balls it hold it shape then crumbles when you press harder.This is the right consistency
3.To the puttu maker first add a layer of grated coconut then the prepared dough then coconut and so on and finally complete it with a layer of coconut.
4.Steam it for 5-8 mins. or till steams comes out from top.When done using a ladle press it from back .
Serve with kadalai curry or simply with banana & sugar.