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Monday, September 20, 2021

Chakka Podi Puttu | Steamed Raw Jackfruit Powder Puttu

When you wish to reduce your carb load, yet would like to enjoy the traditional Kerala breakfast, then try these low-carb options. I have already shared the recipes of preserving raw jackfruit by sun drying the pieces and storing to powder, use this Raw Jackfruit powder in different recipes. It's good for diabetics to reduce the glycaemic load, and it also has more soluble fibres, thereby reducing the cholesterol. Raw jackfruit has many other benefits too, as it prevents colon cancer says research, and is a low acid veggie.

I have already shared a few recipes that I gave a try using this podi and today's recipe is yet another healthy alternative to malayalis favourite breakfast. I tried making puttu with the raw jackfruit powder and came out really soft and yum. These days I have been making frequently as I have a good pack of raw jackfruit well-preserved at home. The preserve should get over before the next season to make a new batch. You can prepare this puttu using raw jackfruit powder alone, but adding a little puttu podi gives a lighter feel as puttu podi is a little coarsely powdered than the raw jackfruit powder. If you don't have homemade raw jackfruit preserve or powder, we do get raw jackfruit powder in supermarkets under different brand names. You can even try using that and make puttu. Enjoy this puttu with kadala curry or ripe bananas.

Check out more jackfruit powder recipes
1. Chakka Podi Idli 

Preparation time ~ 15 minutes
Cooking time ~ 5 minutes
Serves ~ 1 kutti puttu
Author ~ Julie
chakka podi 1 cup
rice flour or puttu podi 1/3 cup
salt to taste
grated coconut 1/2 cup

  • Mix both the flours and add salt. Pour water little by little to wet the flour like coarse bread crumbs. When you press the dough in your palms, it should hold shape.
  • Add enough water in a cooker and cover the lid. Place on flame without weight.
  • Then in a mould, add the grated coconut then add the flour mix alternating till you reach the top. Finally, add grated coconut to finish filling the mould.
  • Place the mould over the cooker without weight. Steam cook for 4-5 minutes or till the steam seeps up in the puttu maker for a few minutes and is ready.
  • Remove from the mould to a plate and serve warm with bananas or kadala curry or fish molly.



Angie's Recipes said... Best Blogger Tips

I have never had anything like exotic, fun and delicious, Julie.

Gloria Fernandes said... Best Blogger Tips

So healthy and deliciousđŸ˜‹