Puttu + Prawns Kumarakom (Steam Cake + Prawns Kumarakom)

Ingredients for Puttu (Steam Cake):

1. Rice flour for Puttu – ½ kg

    Water – ¾ cup

2. Water – As required

3. Coconut scrapped – 1 cup

How to prepare Puttu (Steam Cake)?

1. Take rice flour in a big vessel and add salt.

2. Mix it well and add water slowly to soak the flour slowly.

3. Allow it to rest for a while.

4. Put a little scrapped coconut and flour to put maker to form 3 or 4 layers.

5. Steam cook for 10 minutes to prepare Puttu.

Ingredients for Prawns Kumarakom:

1. Prawns – 200 gm

2. Coconut oil – 2 small spoons

3. Green chillies – 3, end split

    Ginger – ½ inch piece, chopped to match stick sized pieces

    Garlic chopped fine – 1 small spoon

    Curry leaves – 1 stalk

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

4. Water – 1 cup

5. Red chilli paste – 50 gm

6. Pot tamarind – 2 pieces

   Salt – For taste

How to prepare Prawns Kumarakom?

1. Wash prawns well and keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan and sauté ingredients no: 3.

3. When it turns light brown, add water and allow the contents to boil.

4. Add chilli paste and boil well.

5. Add pot tamarind and salt and mix well.

6. Add prawns to this gravy, mix it and cook well.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine July 1-14, 2015

You can read few more delicious  steamcake recipes here. Here is the page link. Click on the images in the gallery to read. 

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