Chettinad Style Ragi Puttu
Puttu is very easy to prepare; but we do have a step (laborious I would say; but worth the effort) that makes the puttu moist, soft and ...
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This is a right snack for the evenings, delicious and wholesome. Seasoning is optional. Delicious Thalicha Ragi Puttu tastes best with Summa Kuzhambu.
Apatha would always make the dish a little more innovative and interesting to the palate. She would season the Ragi Puttu with onions. Seasoning or "thalikkiradhu" does happen in a big way in Chettinad homes - the combination of salt, sour and spice does predominate our cooking for a wholesome taste.
The basic Puttu needs to be done before the variations (sweet / salted) are made accordingly.