Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe with Payar and Pappadam – Steamed Rice Flour Cake with Coconut

Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe is one of the healthiest recipes served in Kerala for Breakfast. Puttu is a combination of rice flour and grated coconut.

Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe

As I am getting more and more into this entire concept of food blogging and internet marketing, I am enjoying every bit of learning that I am getting.

Take for instance the topic of “Story selling”.

I happened to hear about this term from Andre Chaperon in his course “Auto Responder Madness“.

The “Auto Responder Madness” course teaches you how to use story telling to build a relationship with your email subscribers and profit from it.

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If you are somebody who is interested in an online business then email marketing is something you need to learn.

And nobody can teach it better than Andre Chaperon.

While other marketers struggle with their open rates and barely get 8-10% opens, Andre gets about 60% opens.

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Why?

Because his emails are worth opening. You will realize if you subscribe to his emails.

And he does this through storytelling.

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Take for instance any one of those daily soaps that you watch frequently. You wait anxiously for the next day when the next episode will be aired.

Why?

Because you are so much caught into the way the story is being told that you just cannot let it go, midway.

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Similarly, take any of your favorite movies and you will realize that it was the way the story was told that made it your favorite movie.

That’s the power of storytelling.

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And when you sell using story telling, it is called story-selling.

And this concept of story selling is nicely explained in this video by Doug Stevenson, who is an expert in selling using stories.

I particularly liked the way he explains about branding, what branding is and how to go about branding yourself the right way.

Listen to it and I am sure you will enjoy it just like the way I did, especially the way be explained “branding”.

And this last part about branding is something we as business owners need to specifically learn about.

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Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe with Payar and Pappadam – Steamed Rice Flour Cake with Coconut

Kerala rice puttu recipe is one of the staple food in Kerala. Since puttu is made of steamed rice flour and grated coconut, it is one of the healthiest breakfast recipes in Kerala.

People in Kerala eat puttu in various combination like puttu payar pappadam, puttu kadala curry, puttu with banana, puttu with milk and sugar, Puttu with desi ghee and sugar and many more.

Kids love puttu recipe, hence this recipe can also be considered as a tiffin box recipe. Simply add puttu, ghee and sugar and the lunch box are ready.

 

Kerala Rice Puttu Payar Pappadam Recipe

Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe with Payar and Pappadam Recipe – Steamed Rice Flour Cake with Coconut

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 -3
Author: Puja
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Ingredients

  • Rice Puttu Flour - 1 Cup Homemade or Ready made mix
  • Water - 1/4 cup adjust as per need
  • Salt - as required
  • Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
  • Green Gram - 1/2 Cup
  • Pappad - as required

Instructions

  1. Wash and pressure cook the green gram for 3 to 4 whistles by adding enough water.Keep it aside.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the rice flour with the salt.
  3. Sprinkle water little by little and mix it with your finger tips. The flour should be moist but it should be crumbly. If you take a little flour between your thumb and index finger and press it tightly, it should hold its shape. That is the correct consistency.
  4. Take the puttu mould and start with the layer of coconut and then add the prepared flour.
  5. Alternate the coconut and flour till the end of the mould. Cover the mould with the lid.
  6. Fill water in puttu kudam and boil the water. Then place the puttu maker on top of it.
  7. Cook it on the medium flame for around 5-7 minutes or till you can see the steam coming out of the puttu.
  8. To de-mould, push the back of the mould with the wooden ladle or spoon onto a plate.
  9. Fry the Pappad as many as you want.
  10. Serve the puttu when it is warm along with payar(green gram) and fried pappad.

Recipe Notes

Make sure that you do not press the flour-mix tightly in the container, just fill it loosely. If you pack it tightly, there will be no space for air to expand inside the flour and you will end up with hard Puttu.

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9 thoughts on “Kerala Rice Puttu Recipe with Payar and Pappadam – Steamed Rice Flour Cake with Coconut

  1. I think you’re totally right about the story-selling concept. (That’s a cool term…I’ve never heard it before, but I totally agree.) Blogs are a great way to share recipes, but for me the fun of writing my blog and reading others’ blogs is the stories. That’s what makes it interesting! And then there’s always a tasty recipe, too. This recipe is new to me, but it sounds quite delicious. We just mixed some leftover rice with coconut cream as an easy dessert the other night…and that sounds kinda similar to this. I’ll have to try this recipe next time!

  2. There really is much more to blogging than the recipe. I know some bloggers don’t enjoy the writing part, but I always have. I could do a better job with story telling — Andre Chaperone’s course sounds worthwhile! I’ve never heard of this recipe but it looks amazing Puja!

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