Chemmeen Puttu

  • Pre Time: 15 Mins

  • Cook Time: 35 Mins

  • Serves: 5


Chemmeen Puttu

  • Non Veg
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Posted by : Nirapara

Recipe Category : Healthy Lunch Box

    Recipe Ingredients

  • Nirapara White Puttu Podi- 2 cup
  • Hot Water- 1 ½ cup
  • Salt - to taste
  • Grated Coconut- ¾ cup
  • Chemmeen/Prawn- 150 gm
  • Onion- 1 sliced
  • Tomato - 1 chopped
  • Curry leaves- 1 spring
  • Nirapara Ginger garlic Paste- ½
  • Nirapara Turmeric powder- ½
  • Nirapara Chili powder- ½
  • Nirapara Coriander powder- ½
  • Nirapara Pepper Powder- ½
  • Nirapara Garam Masala- ¼

    Method Of Preparation

  • Step 1

    Take a pan and pour little oil, add chopped onion into it and sauté well, add ginger garlic paste into the pan and continue sautéing. Add Nirapara turmeric powder, chilli powder, and coriander powder into it and saute again.

  • Step 2

    Add chopped tomato, curry leaves into the mixture Now add prawns into it and mix well. Pour required water, salt into it and cook the prawns.

  • Step 3

    Once prawns are cooked, add Nirapara pepper powder and Garam masala into the prawns and mix it well. Add salt to the puttu podi and mix well. Add Warm water little by little till the powder becomes moist/wet. Add half of the grated coconut to this & mix well. Keep aside the puttu mix for 10 minutes

  • Step 4

    Filling the puttu kutti (mould/maker)Put one tbsp of coconut as the first layer. Add 2 tbsp of Prawns masala as the second layer. The third layer should be 4-5 tbsp of puttu mix. Repeat the process, till the mould is filled. Make sure that the mould is not tightly packed. Cover the mould with the lid. Fill water in a puttu kudam/ pressure cooker. Place the puttu kutti on puttu kudam. Cook it on medium flame for around 5-7 minutes, or until the steam comes through. Serve hot/warm.

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Ahalya Kumar

I made chicken curry with Nirapara Chicken powder masala. No words to describe its yumminess. My family just loved it. Thankyou Nirapara for adding more spice to our life.

Anamika arun

I was wondering what to make for our 4 PM snacks. Just then, I saw the Modakku recipe and decided to make it. Wow! a super delicious snack both rich in health and taste. Thankyou Nirapara for always giving us healthy snacks recipe. Great taste!

Aditi Santhosh

We begin our day with breakfast. So, the breakfast we eat should be healthy. I tried making Ragi puttu and it turned out all tasty. What a great way to start a day! Thankyou Nirapara for always making our life better and healthier! blanditiis fugit obcaecati quas aperiam quisquam soluta nesciunt porro saepe?

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