This can be made with Rice flour, Wheat flour and Ragi flour etc. Here I preferred to do with Ragi flour because of its high nutritional value, the same recipe can be followed for all type of flour, cooking time may vary.
Do you know Ragi -Finger millet is Excellent baby food, rich in calcium, Battles anaemia, helps in weight loss, High fibre content Aids diabetics, Reduces the risk of stroke, Gluten-free, Natural relaxant.
Ragi flour-1 cup
Grated Coconut-1/2 cup
Jagery grated-1/2 cup or Sugar 1/4 cup
Elaichi powder -1/4 tsp
1.Take wide bowl add Ragi flour and 1/2 cup of water by sprinkling mix it gradually with your fingers together. When you take a handful of mixed flour and press in your fist, it should hold its shape, when you press it again, it should crumble. That is the right consistency to steam cook
2.Boil water in idly pan place greased idly plate over it, spread mixed ragi flour on it close and cook puttu for 20 minutes
3.Remove from plate bring it back to a wide bowl.
4.Mix the other ingredients Jagery, coconut, ghee and Elaichi powder while the puttu is hot.
5.Now make it in to ball shaped by pressing it between your fist.This kolukattai form will help you to avoid hikkups while eating.
6. Steam cook these balls for 3 minutes if desired. Not necessary to serve as puttu