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The healthy open secrets behind Varaghu rice consumptions are: Varagu rice is gluten-free and packed with vitamins and minerals. High in Nutrition which is good for children. High fiber content. Varagu rice helps hydrate your colon to keep your system regular and keep you from being constipated. Digestion friendly. Rich in photochemical, phytic acid, which lowers cholesterol, and phytate, and that helps in reduction of cancer risks. High antioxidant activity. Vargu Rice helps in controlling Blood sugar and Cholesterol. Great energy source especially good for athletes. Complete protein source when combined with legumes - ideal for a vegetarian diet. Varagu rice consumption decreases Triglycerides and C-Reactive Protein. Serotonin in the Millet calms and soothes the mood Varagu rice acts as a Prebiotic feeding microflora in your inner ecosystem Millet is full of nutrients your body needs, such as: Magnesium, Fiber, Antioxidants,Tryptophan,Phosphorus,Calcium, Vitamin B and Manganese It fights with obesi…


The basic ingredients used in this recipe make the food delicous and nutritious. It can be served as an evening tiffin or breakfast. Very easy and simple to make. Quick method too.

Red rice 200 gm Flattened red rice 50 gm Coconut grates two cups Salt required


Dry roast the red rice and red flattened rice Grind them into a fine coarse powder together. I follow the Kerala method to steam the puttu. Wet the mix with one cup of boiled water little by little. The consistency should be bread crumb texture. Refer the image. 

Now in kongu method. Steam all the puttu mix with coconut grates in a idli mould. Temper the puttu with mustard seeds, shallots, green chillies curry leaves and coriander leaves This is spicy soft red rice puttu.

Sweet version:
We can enjoy this steamed puttu with jaggery powder and ghee. 

Now we will follow Kerala method of cooking Red rice puttu by using Puttu mould vessel :

This method is presented here for those people who like Kerala Special Kuzhaiputtu.

Add two …