- Puttu flour – 2cups
- Coconut grating – 1 cup
- Sugar – 1/2 cup
- Cardamom Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
- Salt – 1 pinch
- Put Puttu flour in a big bowl and add salt and sprinkle little warm water and mix well. If you hold the flour in your palm and press, it should be like a ball and put it back, it should fall loosely. Add sugar, coconut gratings, cardamom powder and mix well.
- Grease idli plate with little ghee and put the flour and press it lightly. Steam it for seven to ten minutes.
- Note: If you do not have Puttu flour, you can use ordinary rice flour also. In that case, first dry fry the rice flour till hot to touch and cool it. Then prepare puttu as above.