Erachi puttu – Steamed rice flour cake with spicy meat

Meat/Erachi PuttuSpicy meat in steamed rice cake
  • Yield : 250gm
  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 30m

Puttu is  a very familiar food of  Kerala. Putt/steamed rice cake can be made with rice, wheat flour.

This puttu/steamed rice cake is made with  rice flour and minced meat. This is a very tasty dish and can be easily prepared. Steamed rice flour with spicy meat layer.


  • Rice flour - 2 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Beef - 250 gm(cut in to small pieces)
  • Onion - 1 no (chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Curry leaves - 2 strings
  • Coconut oil - 2 tsp
  • Coconut shell - 1 halved


Step 1

Take a bowl add rice flour, salt and water. Sprinkle water into the rice flour little by little and mix well until it become wet.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan add chopped onion, ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, beef, curry leaves and water. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Then mince the meat in a food processor.

Step 4

Now drill a small hall in the coconut shell. For the first layer of Puttu/steamed rice flour cake add a tablespoon of grated coconut and 1 tsp of minced meat to the shell. Now fill the second layer with 1/2 cup of rice flour mixture. On the top sprinkle some grated coconut.

Step 5

Heat water in a pressure cooker and when the steam starts coming out place the coconut shell on the top of the nozzle of the pressure cooker and keep a napkin as a lid for the shell. Let it steam for 5 - 6 minutes in a medium heat.

Step 6

If the puttu/steamed rice flour cake is cooked well then it will come out of the coconut shell very easily. Meat/Erachi puttu is ready to be served.

Average Member Rating

(4.4 / 5)

4.4 5 5
Rate this recipe

5 people rated this recipe


Related Recipes:
  • Prawn Roast Recipe -Quick Roast

    Prawn Roast Recipe – Naadan Konju Roast – ചെമ്മീൻ റോസ്റ്റ്

  • Churakka Parippu Curry Recipe - Kerala Dish

    Churakka Parippu Curry Recipe/ചുരക്ക പരിപ്പ് കറി – Bottle Gourd Toor Dal Curry

  • Milk Powder Burfi Recipe - Delicious Sweet

    Milk Powder Burfi Recipe – Simple and Delicious Sweet Recipe

  • French Toast Recipe - Evening Snack Dish

    French Toast Recipe – Bread Toast With Egg Recipe

  • Kerala Style Tomato Roast Recipe - Easy Dish

    Kerala Style Tomato Roast Recipe – Tasty And Easy Tomato Roast

Recent Recipes

Get more recipes and cooking tips
in your inbox
It's FREE!!!

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting recipes and cooking tips to your email inbox.