Boiled Puttu Rice

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Total Time:
5 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - black or white puttu rice
  • 1/2 cup - sugar (according to taste)
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 2 tbsp - grated coconut
  • 4 or 5 - cardamom

How to Make Boiled Puttu Rice

  • Soak the rice for 3 to 4 hours before preparing.
  • Pressure cook the rice adding 3 cups of water on low heat for 20-30 minutes.
  • The rice should be cooked very soft till the white pulp in the red outer shell of the rice comes out.
  • Try to smash the rice with a ladle while it is still hot.
  • Add sugar according to your taste.
  • Powder the cardamom with a teaspoon of sugar.
  • Add that along with the ghee and mix well.
  • The sweet is ready.
  • If you find the rice you are using needs more water to cook, add more the next time and vice versa.