Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Whole Wheat Puttu

 I normally make puttu with Rice Flour or All Purpose Flour. So this time i wanted to try this with Whole Wheat Flour ( I used Ashirvad brand ) . It was easy making it . It was so soft like the rice puttu. Normally when i eat All Purpose flour pittu , i feel heavy , this one was light and filling . I will definitly  make this often.


Normally when we make pittu flour at home . We soak the rice in water , drain the water ,dry the rice , grind it to flour , and roast the flour / steam the flour before using it.

In this Wheat Pittu Version , i used store bought flour so i steamed the flour first , allowed it to cool . Stained it took the lumps out . This process it little time consuming but the out come of the pittu after steaming is awesome . The pittu is light and soft.

Ingredients:

Steamed Whole Wheat Flour - 2  Cups
Shreaded Coconut - 1/2 Cup or more
Salt - As per taste
Hot boiling water - As Required. (1  cup or lesser )


Instructions:

 1. In a large bowl mix salt and flour together.
 2. Add quarter cup of water first and mix it with a folk or spoon .
 3. Once mixed , start sprinkling hot water and mix till it is crumbly in consistency.
 4.  If you want the texture of the pittu , really small and soft , Put 1/4 of the mixture in the mixie give it a quick mix probably for 2 seconds. ( Do not put whole flour mixture in the mixie at one time , do it little by little) -( This is My friend - Sunithra's Technique).
 5.The the raw pittu with shreaded coconut.
 6. Put it in the steamer and steam it for 10 - 15  minutes.


Pitu can be served Paippu curry ,  Sambol , Chicken /Mutton / Fish Curry , Milk and sugar , Kithul and milk , Banana  , Channa Curry the list goes on . (Typing this itself tempts me so much .)




Note-
  • Steaming the flour before using it will make the pittu softer
  • Make sure to use only hot boiling water.
  • Do not add too much of water each time , it makes  a dough
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3 comments:

  1. Wow, wat a health and delicious puttu..First time here and will be following urs from rite now.

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