Puttu Kutti refers to the cooking implement/ a kitchen tool which is used to make the popular steamed cake from South of India called Puttu. (Please see related article on Puttu)

Puttu is cooked (steamed) in a PuttuKutti vessel which has  two (2) sections. The lower section called Puttu Kudam holds water and the upper section (a cylindrical tube) called Putti Kutti holds the Puttu or where the Rice, Rava or Gothambu mixture is inserted with layers of grated coconut. (Please see related article and Pictures of Puttu Kutti).

Every household in Kerala has this special kitchen tool at home for preparing this wonderful traditional food called Puttu.

Below are pictures of a regular Puttu Kutti and the last picture is a special Puttu Kutti used by vendors of Puttu during the New Year Food Festival in Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala

A Puttu Kutti with the Puttu mixture inside being cooked/steamed

Below is a picture of a special Puttu Kutti with 3 cylindrical tubes. It is a nicer version because  Puttu can be prepared at once. 


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