Aval puttu: Delicious and rich in nutrients

Aval Puttu
Aval Puttu, Photo: Ganga Sreekanth

Aval or flattened rice is one of the healthiest foods made in the households of India. There are more health benefits to aval than rice. It contains nutrients that strengthen bones and teeth. Therefore, it is essential for the elderly and children to improve their bone and tooth health. The fibre contained in it will keep you less hungry for a long time. This will also help to reduce the fat contained in the body. With flattened rice, you can prepare a lot of delicious dishes. Let's see how to make tasteful soft aval puttu. 

Aval - 2 cups 
Salt - to taste 
Water - sufficient
Shredded coconut - one cup 
Fry aval in low heat for five minutes without adding oil
When it cools off, put it in a mixer and grind it into a powder to make puttu
Add enough salt to it, add a little water and soak the powder
Fill the puttu maker with shredded coconut and soaked puttu powder and steam it
Delicious aval puttu is ready to serve hot.

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