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

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
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.


You can visit this linkĀ Soft Wheat Puttu. You can also visit this linkĀ Banana Puttu.
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