Pittu refer to Sri Lanka's dish of cylinder rolls made of rice flour and grated coconut.Traditionally the main ingradient of Pittu is rice flour, but wheat flour (kurakkan flour) can also be used. A mixture of both the rice flour and wheat flour can also be used. The other basic ingradient for making Pittu is the scraped coconut.

Pittu is one of the typical breakfast food of the country , but they cal also be served for dinner or any meal . They are usually eaten with fresh coconut milk or curry.

Pittu is not only a popular and frequently prepared food items in Sri Lanka, Tamils from the Northern and Eastern parts of Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese living in other areas of the country and the people in some parts of South India also prepare Pittu.

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