Mutta Puttu recipe | Egg Masala stuffed Puttu
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Mutta Puttu recipe | Egg Masala stuffed Puttu

Egg Masala stuffed Puttu
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Keyword: egg recipes, popular recipes of kerala, traditional recipes of tamilnadu
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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to prepare puttu for cooking

  • 1 cup puttu podi
  • salt to taste
  • 1-1.5 cup water
  • 3/4 cup grated coconut

For Egg Masala

  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic crushed
  • 1 slit green chilli
  • 1.5 cups onions - thinly sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 no tomato - finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 4 large boiled eggs


preparing Puttu powder

  • Mix Puttu powder with salt and add water little at a time and mix well. 
  • Mix until you can form a firm shape out of the puttu but breaks when pressed. 
  • Add grated coconut and mix once again. Cover and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. 

For Egg Masala

  • Heat oil and crackle mustard seeds and cumin seeds. 
  • Goes in curry leaves, crushed ginger garlic, green chilli, slightly crushed sliced-onions. 
  • Fry until slightly brown. Add chopped tomatoes and fry until mushy. 
  • When the tomatoes are mushy, goes in spice powders. Turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala. 
  • Mix well. close and cook for 10 minutes. Open and mix once. 
  • Slice the boiled egg to two and place it upside down over the onion tomato mixture. 
  • Close and cook for few minutes in simmer. 
  • meanwhile, boil water in a pressure cooker closed with a lid but without the whistle, weight put on. 
  • Layer the chiratta puttu maker with coconut puttu mix on the bottom, Egg masala next and the remaining again with coconut puttu mix. 
  • Close and Keep it over the pressure cooker where the steam escapes. Cook until the steam escapes through the holes of puttu maker. 
  • pen and demould the puttu and serve it hot!