Puttu Varavu / Beef puttu

Puttu is a traditional Kerala breakfast recipe made with rice flour and coconut. Usually it is served along with a curry, pappad or banana. Beef curry is a an excellent combination for puttu.  Here is another recipe of puttu with spicy and delicious beef  dry masala. It’s another variation of irachi puttu.
  1. Beef cubed- ¼ kg
  2. Oil-1tbsp
  3. Cumin seeds- ¼ tsp
  4. Dry red chilly-1
  5. Onion-1
  6. Ginger garlic green chilly paste-1tbsp
  7. Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  8. Chilly powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Pepper powder-1tsp
  10. Coriander powder-1tsp
  11. Garma masala- ½ tsp
  12. Salt- to taste
  13. Curry leaves -2springs
  14. Coriander leaves chopped-few
  15. Puttu – 6 pieces
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter cumin seeds.
  • Add dry red chilly and onions; sauté until transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic green chilly paste and sauté until raw smell goes off..
  • Add all the powders one by one after mixing well in each addition.
  • Add cubed beef pieces with little water (enough to cook the beef).
  • Pressure cooks it until the beef pieces get cooked nicely.
  • Open it after releasing the pressure and allow drying the excess water in it until thick gravy is formed.
  • Mince the puttu pieces well and mix it with the beef gravy.
  • Mix well for a minute until all the rice scraps completely coated with beef masala, but with a dry texture.
  • Add in to serving plates; sprinkle coriander leaves and finely chopped onions on top.
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