Erachi puttu / Steamed Chicken Rice Cake

Erachi puttu / Steamed Chicken Rice Cake


Rasmi Viju


  1. 1 1/2 Cups Chicken
  2. 1 Tablespoon ginger
  3. 1 Tablespoon garlic
  4. 3 greenchillies
  5. 3 onion
  6. curryleaves
  7. 1 Teaspoon chilli (1) powder
  8. 1/4 Teaspoon turmeric (2) powder
  9. 1 Teaspoon pepper (3) powder
  10. 2 Teaspoons coriander (4) powder
  11. 1/2 Teaspoon garam masala (5)
  12. 1/2 tomato
  13. 2 Cups rice flour
  14. 1 Cup Coconutgrated
  15. To Taste salt
  16. oil
  17. Water


35 mins
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    Chicken Masala:Heat oil and saute chopped onions till it become golden brown. Add in ginger garlic.Later add tomatoes and saute well.Finally add the masala (1-5) and cook till the raw smell disappears.Add chicken and curry leaves to it and cook with the lid closed.

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    Puttu/Steamed Rice Cake Mixture: Mix salt in water and add the water little by little to the rice flour and mix it. It should be in a powdered form wet enough for steaming now add some coconut grated and mix.if u find too much lumps just run it in your blender for a few seconds.

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    Assembling:In a puttu mould add a fistful full of grated coconut and then add the rice flour, then add the chicken masala and as the 4th layer again the rice flour and top with another handful of coconut.Cook it on medium flame for around 5-7 minutes. Serve hot with papad.

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