Cooked Rice Puttu | Soft Puttu Using Frozen Cooked Rice


Cooked Rice Puttu is actually a variation of traditional styled ‘Puttu’ dish, which is an age-old culinary gift from Kerala Cuisine. Puttu is one of the healthiest breakfast dishes you can be proud of. A combination of Kadala Curry or Egg Roast is something you can never beat off. Cooked Rice Puttu like the traditional puttu, has the original uniqueness and texture which basically comes from the container it is steamed with. You have to make it a point not to press and fill the rice flour mixture in container before steaming. Fill the mixture loosely, otherwise steam will not pass through and you will get a hard puttu. Cooked Rice Puttu can be prepared in any desired shapes, be it cup shape or cylindrical. Serve puttu hot with savory or sweet dish. Soft Puttu Using Frozen Cooked Rice is a great option if you have left over rice in store and you want to simply finish it off. Relishing puttu with jaggery and bananas is a great favorite. Kids love the sweet flavored breakfast dish.

Puttu with Kadala Curry also tastes simply great and is a truly wholesome and healthy dish. Puttu is a popular breakfast option in Kerala Cuisine. From rich to poor, almost all classes of people in Kerala enjoy the dish. Traditionally raw rice is soaked for a few hours, drained and then ground to puttu podi texture. The ground rice flour is then roasted well for lasting process. All this requires much time and effort and is a long tedious process. Working mothers due to their busy schedule find Cooked Rice Puttu a great blessing. They needn’t spend their valuable time for grinding etc. Soft Puttu Using Frozen Cooked Rice is a great option if you want to feed your family with something healthy and nutritious too. You can explore a well detailed Soft Puttu Using Frozen Cooked Rice recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.

Cooked Rice Puttu | Soft Puttu Using Frozen Cooked Rice ( Choru Puttu )

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala


  • 3 Cups Cooked rice
  • 1/4 -1/2 Cup Rice flour/puttupodi
  • As required Salt
  • 1 Cup Grated Coconut


  • Keep the leftover cooked rice in the freezer for about 6-7 hours or overnight. Then take the frozen rice and keep it outside for few hours. While keeping the rice outside, you can also add some water.
  • Squeeze out the water from the rice using your hands and put it into a mixer jar.
  • Powder/grind it to a smooth powdered form using a mixie (the mixture will look like rice flour).
  • Add little puttupodi and salt to this and mix well with hand without any lumps. No need to add extra water.
  • Take a puttu maker and layer it with grated coconut first, then add the rice flour and then a layer of grated coconut. Repeat the process till the puttu maker is filled. Fill pressure cooker/ puttu kudam with 3-4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Place the puttu maker on top of it and steam cook for 5-7 minutes or until the steam starts coming out from the top of puttu maker.
  • Remove it to a plate.
  • Serve this hot soft puttu with kadala curry / potato curry / banana or any spicy curry of your choice.


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