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RMP Ragi Puttu



For puttu

  • RMP Ragi flour - 2 cups
  • Wheat flour- 2 tsp
  • Gingely oil – 2 tsp
  • Salt -1 tsp
  • Water - as needed
  • chana dal or moong dal - 3 tbsp

For sweet version

  • Puttu flour - 1 cup
  • Grated jaggery - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom - 2 nos (crushed)
  • Grated coconut - 2 tbsp









For spicy version

  • Puttu flour - 1 cup
  • Salt - as needed

To temper & saute

  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Big onion - 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Green chillies - 2 nos
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coconut oil - 2 tsp
  • Crushed Cumin seeds -1 tsp










1.Take RMP ragi flour & RMP wheat flour, oil in a wide bowl. Mix the required salt and little water in a separate bowl. Sprinkle the salt water on ragi flour and mix well. Now sieve this flour using a puttu sieve(puttu salladai-with big holes) and collect the flour.

2.Heat water in a idli pot.Keep a small bowl inside the idli pot and put chana dal.Cover it with required water.

3.Grease idli plate with little oil and spread the puttu flour in the plate.Make some holes and Steam it for 15 minutes.By this time,dal will also be blossomed.Remove,discard the excess water in the dal and set aside.

4.Remove the flour and divide into two batches.Use one cup of flour for sweet puttu and the remaining one for spicy puttu.

5.For sweet version : Melt jaggery adding little water,strain,add cardamom powder.Add the puttu flour,half of chana dal and grated coconut.Mix well.Serve immediately.

6.For spicy version,heat oil in a kadai and temper all the above said ingredients.

7.Saute onions,chillies,ginger bits and add the ragi flour & cooked chana dal.Check for salt and add more if needed.

8.Lastly add grated coconut ,mix well and serve hot.


  • For variations,add sugar in place of jaggery syrup.It would be easier but addition of jaggery is healthier than sugar.
  • U can use moong dal instead of chana dal.Keep in mind,dal should not be over cooked.It should just blossom.
  • For spicy version,u can use big onions instead of small onions.

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