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Monday, December 2, 2013

Oats Puttu / Oats Steam Cake


INGREDIENTS:
  • Oats - 2 cup 
  • Grated Coconut - ½ cup
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as required to make the powder wet.
PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Blend oats in a mixer to make it powder.
  • In a heavy  bottomed pan add the  powder, stir continuously and roast lightly for 5 minutes.
  • Allow the powder to cool.
  • Sprinkle water in to flour little at a time and mix the flour. 
  • Repeat sprinkling water till the flour is wet.
  • Blend the flour mix in a blender for a minute so that the flour mix becomes soft.
  • Place a pot shapped utensil  or a pressure cooker on the stove. 
  • Fill half the utensil with water and boil the water.
  • Place a puttu maker on the top of the utensil.
  • Now its time to put the flour mixture into the puttu maker.
  • Put a spoon full of  grated coconut first, then fill the flour mixture till the half of the maker.
  • Again a spoonful of coconut on it then fill it up with the flour mix .
  • Finally put a layer of  coconut on the top of it.
  • Steam in a vessel for 5-6 minutes and serve hot.

Recommended Combination: Oats Puttu can be served hot with Kadala curry / Payar Curry  / Pappadam

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