Cabbage Puttu


1 1/2 cup puttu podi
200 gm cabbage, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
4 green chillies, finely chopped
1/2 inch ginger, finely chopped
1/2 cup grated coconut
few curry leaves, chopped
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 1/2 tbsp oil


  1. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  2. Add finely chopped onion, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves and salt and saute well till transparent.
  3. Add finely chopped cabbage and stir well. Sprinkle little water and cook till done.
  4. When cooked, add grated coconut and mix well. Remove from flame and keep it aside.
  5. Mix little salt in water and add this water little by little to the puttupodi till it becomes wet/ moist and mix thoroughly without any lumps.
  6. Take a puttu maker and layer it with 2 tbsp cabbage mixture first, then the puttupodi and then again the cabbage mixture. Repeat the process, till the puttu maker is filled.
  7. Fill pressure cooker/ puttu kudam with 2-3 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  8. Place the puttu maker on top of it and steam cook for 5-7 minutes or until the steam starts coming out from the top of puttu maker.
  9. Remove it to a plate and serve hot..


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