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Beef Puttu is a delicious variant of the classic Kerala breakfast dish of puttu and kadala. In this case the protein in kadala is replaced with the protein in beef. Try it for a filling and fulfilling morning meal.


Rice Flour 4 cups
Grated Coconut 1 ½ cups
Beef, diced 2 cups
Onions, sliced 1 cup
Ginger paste 1 tsp
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Red chilli powder ½ tsp
Coriander powder ½ tsp
Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
Crushed black pepper ½ tsp
Garam masala powder ½ tsp
Coconut oil
Curry leaves
Beef Puttu

Beef Masala: Method of Preparation

Cook 2 cups of diced beef in a pressure cooker with salt, ½ tsp each of garlic and ginger paste, curry leaves, and the red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and black pepper. Add water before cooking. When the beef is cooked add coconut oil and fry well. Grind this cooked mixture. Next, fry one cup of grated coconut, add the beef mixture to the roasted coconut and stir.

Puttu: Method of Preparation

Take four cups of rice flour and add lukewarm water. Blend thoroughly with hand. Take a Puttu-maker, add the beef mixture, then grated coconut and finally the blended rice flour. Stack beef mixture again and finish off with a layer of rice flour.

Steam the layered puttu for 10 minutes and serve hot.