Coorg Style Kulae Puttu Recipe- Puttu with Jackfruit & Jaggery
Sweet puttu recipe from Coorg made with jackfruit, broken rice and jaggery
Coorg Style Kulae Puttu is a traditional Coorgi dish made from seasonal fruit - Jackfruit.
Jackfruits cakes are steam cooked wrapped in a banana leaf. Soft and flavourful with distinct aroma of jackfruit, they taste just divine. They are best had steaming hot with ghee on top and / or honey on side.
Do not throw away the jackfruit seeds while making this dish with the fruit. You can make yummy side dish like Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe or Konkani Style Kotte Saaru/Halasina Bijada Saru Recipe from the seeds.
If you like this recipe, try more recipes like
- 1 cup Broken Raw Rice , or rice rawa
- 3 Jackfruit Ripe (Kathal)
- 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1/2 cup Jaggery , (adjust to taste)
- 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , pounded
- 1 pinch Salt
- 2 Banana leaf , to steam cook
How to make Coorg Style Kulae Puttu Recipe- Puttu with Jackfruit & Jaggery
To begin making Coorg Style Kulae Puttu Recipe, peel, deseed and chop jackfruit roughly.
In a mixer-jar, combine jackfruit pieces and jaggery and grind to a smooth paste using very little water.
Now, to the jackfruit puree, add grated coconut and elaichi. Further more, add very little water and grind to a smooth paste.
Transfer the ground jackfruit puree into a mixing bowl. Add little water say less than 1/4 cup to the blender jar, clean it and add it to the mixing bowl. Add rice rava and salt to it. Mix everything well.
Allow the mixture to sit for 10-20 mins so that rice rava soaks well in the mix.
20 minutes later, check the consistency of the batter . It should be little thicker than idli batter . No fermentation required.
Meanwhile heat banana leaves on low flame for few seconds to soften and make flexible so that can be folded easily.
Heat water in a steamer. Place two tablespoons of the batter in the centre of a banana leaf and wrap gently into a rectangular parcel
Place the parcels in the steamer and steam cook for 15 -20 mins .
Once done , allow Kulae Puttu to cool a bit , remove the leaf and serve Kulae Puttu with ghee and honey.