Mutta / Egg Puttu


1 1/2 cup puttu podi
3/4 cup grated coconut
4 eggs
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
few curry leaves, chopped
1/2 tsp chilli powder
3/4-1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powder


  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs adding little pepper powder and salt.
  2. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add the beaten eggs and scramble them. Transfer to a plate and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in the same pan, add chopped onion, ginger-garlic paste and curry leaves and saute well until onion turns transparent.
  4. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala and mix well for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add chopped tomato and salt and saute well until tomato turns soft.
  6. Then add scrambled eggs , mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from flame and keep it aside.
  7. In a bowl, mix puttupodi and salt to taste. Add water little by little to this puttupodi till it becomes wet/ moist and mix thoroughly without any lumps. 
  8. To prepare puttu, take a puttu maker and layer it with 1 tbsp grated coconut first, then 3 tbsp egg masala mixture and then the puttupodi as the third layer. Repeat the process, till the puttu maker is filled and the last layer with grated coconut. 
  9. Fill pressure cooker/ puttu kudam with 3-4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  10. 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. Remove it to a plate and serve hot…


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