Description: Puttu, is a popular breakfast dish in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Traditionally ground rice is layered with coconut and steamed in special cylinders or sometimes steamed in banana leaves to make this delicious puttu. Things have got more easy now-a-days, with ready made roasted rice flours flocking the stores, you can make variety of puttus in just few minutes….
Banana Blossoms / Banana flower is not that common here in USA except for some coastal and tropical regions. To my surprise found one fresh in my local market this week. Atlast!
Simple evening tiffin prepared with store bought Ragi flour.
Englsih ~ Finger Millet
Tamil ~ Kezhvaragu
Telugu ~ Ragi
Kannada ~ Ragi
Hindi ~ Ragi, Nachani, Bajra
Malayalam ~ Panjapule
Srilanka ~ Kurakkan
Puttu maavu / Kezhveragu puttu / Steamed puttu
Fish puttu (hash) is a popular dish from Kerala mostly made with Shark and King fish along with scrambled eggs. Its also equally popular in Tamil Nadu too, but made only with sharks. In US, its quite hard to get Shark, so had to adapt with whats available. To my surprise, it turned out great with few varieties like Cod, Tilapia, Tuna and King fish.
One of the traditional seafood preparation from Tamil Nadu. Also known as Eral Puttu / Eral podimas / Prawn Podimas.