Banana Puttu Recipe

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  • Yield : 250 gm
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m

Banana Puttu recipe

Puttu is a very  tasty and healthy traditional breakfast of Kerala. There will be no Keralites who will not be including puttu in their breakfast menu atleast once in a week. The main reason why puttu is considered as a healthier food is because it is cooked in steam. There is no frying or oil is required.

Puttu is very easy to make. Puttu is prepared with a puttu maker. Puttu maker is consists of two parts. A pot (puttu kudam) which is a dome shaped on the top and a cylindrical tube (puttu Kutti) with a perforated lid. Boil water in the pot. Place the puttu kutti on the pot. Put the perforated lid inside the puttu kutti. The lid will block the mixture from falling down into the pot and allow the steam to pass through the puttu kutti.

There are many varieties of Puttu. Here I am featuring how to make banana puttu. Hope you all enjoy this tasty and healthy breakfast dish.

How to make Banana Puttu - Banana Puttu Recipe

How to make Banana Puttu – Banana Puttu Recipe


  • Rice flour ( Coarsely Grind Puttu podi ) - 2 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Nendran banana / Kerala banana - 2 nos ( chopped )
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Take a bowl then add rice flour, salt and water. Sprinkle water into the rice flour little by little and mix well until it become crumbled texture. Too much adding water will spoil the mixture. Keep on mixing well by breaking small lumps formed.

Step 2

Fill half of the puttu kudam (pot) with water.Boil water in the puttu kudam . The steam has to come out.

Step 3

Now you can start filling the steamer (Puttu Kutti). In a puttu kutti add a little grated coconut forming a thin layer, followed by a handful of wet flour and then a layer of chopped bananas.

Step 4

Like this, layer the Puttu in steamer. Keep the steamer (Puttu Kutti) on pot (Puttu Kudam) and allow to steam for 5 minutes.

Step 5

After 5 or 6 minutes you can see steam escaping from the top of the puttu kutti. This shows the puttu mixture is cooked perfectly. Its time to take out the puttu.

Step 6

Push the perforated lid from behind the steamer with a wooden ladle in to a plate.

Step 7

Tasty Puttu is ready to eat.

Step 8

Serve hot with sugar and ghee.

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