Carrot Puttu


1 cup puttu podi / rice flour
1 big carrot, chopped into pieces
1/4 cup grated coconut
salt to taste

  1. In a sauce pan, add the chopped carrots and cook until soft adding enough water. 
  2. Then puree the carrots to a smooth paste adding 1-2 tbsp of water in a blender.
  3. In a bowl, add the puttupodi and salt and add carrot puree little by little and mix well with hand without any lumps till it becomes wet/ moist. 
  4. Take a puttu maker and layer it with grated coconut first, then the puttupodi and then the grated coconut again. Repeat the process till the puttu maker is filled.
  5. Fill pressure cooker/ puttu kudam with 3-4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  6. 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. 
  7. Remove it to a plate and serve hot…


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