- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tbsp grated coconut
- 2 to 3 tsp sugar/ jaggery as required
- 1 pinch cardamom(powdered)
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 tsp ghee
- ½ cup water/ as needed
Every grain, vegetable, and fruit, when consumed in its natural form without adding any adulterated substances, is safe for health. Wheat is one of the most essential ingredients added in almost every process food. Refined wheat is also proven harmful to health. And yet, a lot of people, especially children consume these products every day.
If you want to indulge children and adults alike with healthy homemade breakfast or take it a snack to school or work, you can prepare wheat puttu. Puttu, as you may know, was originated from the state of Kerala. As it is a homemade steamed dish, it is very nourishing to the body and leaves you energized for the rest of the day, at least until the lunch hours. It is very easy to make and saves time.
Whole grain wheat contains a rich source of Vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and Dietary fibers which helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower the risk of heart diseases.
Coconut has Iron, zinc, fat and dietary fiber which helps to fend off weight gain by helping you feel fuller after the meals
How to make Wheat Puttu
The first cultivation of wheat occurred above 10,000 years ago. They originated from the south-eastern part of Turkey.
It is estimated that it takes 1,200 tons of water to produce a ton of wheat.