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Content: kambu
Brand: mil8
Weight: 300 g
Expiry Date: 2023-12-12
Manufacturing Date: 2023-11-11
Type: Millet

Kambu puttu is a traditional South Indian dish made with kambu (pearl millet) flour and grated coconut, steamed to perfection. The mixture creates a light and fluffy texture, with a slightly nutty flavor. Typically served for breakfast, this wholesome dish is not only delicious but also rich in nutrients, offering a healthy start to the day.

History Originating in the southern regions of India, kambu puttu has deep roots in traditional Tamil cuisine. The dish reflects the culinary heritage of using locally available ingredients like pearl millet, showcasing a historical reliance on nutritious grains. Over the years, kambu puttu has evolved as a cherished staple in South Indian households.


Pearl Millet ( Bajra or Pearl Millet) Puttu:

1) Pearl millet flour (Bajra/ Kambu flour)

2) Water

3) Salt to taste

4) Grated coconut (optional, for added flavor)

Kambu Puttu, or Pearl Millet Steamed Cake, offers a nutritional boost with approximately 378 calories, 11g protein, 4g fat, and 75g carbohydrates per 100 grams. Rich in fiber, it aids digestion and provides essential minerals like iron and magnesium. Economically, choosing Kambu Puttu over processed alternatives can yield significant savings per person, as millets are often more affordable and offer a wholesome, nutrient-dense alternative for a balanced diet.

To prepare Kambu Puttu (Pearl Millet Puttu):

Ingredients: Mix Kambu (Pearl Millet) flour with a pinch of salt. Add water gradually, stirring to achieve a crumbly texture.

Layering: Place this mixture in a puttu kutti (cylindrical steamer). Add grated coconut in between layers.

Steam: Steam the layered mixture for about 10-15 minutes until it's cooked. Serve: Once done, gently press to release the puttu from the mold. Serve the Kambu Puttu warm with coconut, jaggery, or a side of banana for a delicious and nutritious meal.