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Gothambu puttu pazham ghee and pappad

Gothambu Puttu

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


One of the popular and healthiest breakfast foods, Gothambu Puttu is made with wheat flour and grated coconut.


  • 2 cups Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Grated Coconut
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water


  1. Dry roast wheat flour for a couple of minutes, stirring continuously. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Dilute water with a little salt. Say half a teaspoon salt to one cup of water.
  3. Add this water, little by little to the wheat flour to get a breadcrumbs consistency. You are only moistening the flour and not making a dough out of it. If any lumps is formed, pulse it in a food processor to remove any lumps.
  4. Fill the pressure cooker or the puttu mould with 2/3rd of water.
  5. In the cylindrical part, place the perforated lid at the bottom and fill a handful of grated coconut. Loosely fill the wheat mixture until half-full. Repeat the process.
  6. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes after the steam comes out from the top.
  7. Remove and serve immediately with banana, chickpea curry, pappad, ghee and /or sugar.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Kerala