Mutta meen puttu

Mutta meen puttu

A variation of traditional plain rice puttu, the fish and egg stuffed puttu will blow your mind off, for it's delicious even while remaining uncomplicated.



1 cup chopped fish

½ cup pearl onions

3 green chilies cut lengthwise

1 tsp thinly chopped ginger

1 tsp chopped garlic

1 tsp red chili powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

A pinch of cumin

2 stalks curry leaves

2 Malabar tamarinds

Sufficient quantity salt


1 cup grated coconut


1 cup puttu powder


½ tbsp oil


4 eggs

1 cut green chili

1 large onion finely sliced

Salt, as required


Mix ingredients marked under 1 well and transfer to a pan. Add a little water and cook Remove from stove along with a little gravy

Pick out the fish pieces alone from the cooked mixture. Make smaller pieces and keep aside

Remove curry leaves and Malabar tamarind from the gravy and blend the gravy in a mixer

Pour into a pan. Mix thin coconut milk with it. Stir and boil it. Keep aside

Keep the puttu powder soaked

Heat a little oil in the pan. Add ingredients listed under 5 beaten well into it, stir and fry

Add soaked puttu powder and fish pieces into it and mix

Steam it in a putu maker

Serve along with the prepared gravy

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