Rice flour – 2 cups
Grated Coconut – ¾ to 1 cup or as required
Warm water – ½ – ¾ cup
Salt as required
First, take a bowl add the rice flour and salt according to taste and then sprinkle the water a little bit and mix the powder using and without having lumps of rice. Set it aside for 10-15 minutes.
For preparation take the puttu kutti (Vessel for preparing steam cooked rice) add water to the bottom vessel. Then take the cylindrical mould, make sure that the bottom part is there then layer it, first add grated coconut and then rice powder repeat it until the cylinder is filled. Place puttu mould (cylindrical mould) over the bottom vessel and boil the water for 10 minutes. After that push, the steam-cooked rice in a place and have it with cherupayar curry.
Cheru payar(Green gram) curry
Ginger (Sliced)-1/4 teaspoon
Green chili-1-2 Numbers
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
Mustard seed -1/4 teaspoon
Red chili-2-3 Numbers
Curry leaves-5-6 Numbers
Before getting into the cooking process, soak the green gram for 4-5 hours. After the soaking process take a pressure cooker and add the green gram, sliced onion, garlic, green chilly, ginger, and pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles.
Meanwhile, take a mixer grinder and add the ingredients for coconut paste and grind it smoothly.
Once the grinding is over open the lid of the cooker and pour the paste into the cooker and boil it for 5-8 minutes, Once the boiling is over, take a pan and heat it, and add oil, once the oil is hot add the mustards, when the mustard starts to pop add red chilly, curry leaves and stir it for 30 sec the pour the seasoning over the curry.
Tasty cherupayar(green gram)curry is ready. you can have it with puttu.
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Kerala Steamed Cylinder Shape Rice Cake Puttu and Payaru
- 2 cup Rice flour
- ¾ to 1 cup Grated Coconut
- ½ to ¾ cup Warm water
- Salt as required