Carrot – Muringayila (Drumstick Leaves) Puttu


2 cups puttu podi / rice flour
1 cup grated carrot
1 cup drumstick leaves/ muringayila
1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
2 tbsp curry leaves, chopped
3/4 cup grated coconut, or as required
salt to taste


  1. In a bowl, add the puttupodi and salt and add water little by little and mix well with hand without any lumps till it becomes wet/ moist.
  2. Then add grated carrot, muringayila, chopped ginger and curry leaves and mix well. Keep it aside for 5-10 minutes. (Sprinkle little water if required and mix well).
  3. 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.
  4. Fill pressure cooker/ puttu kudam with 3-4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  5. 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. 
  6. Remove it to a plate and serve hot…

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