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Kodava Thalia Puttu

Kodava Thalia Puttu is an authentic recipe from Coorg. This is a steamed Rice Coconut Cake made with a batter made using rice and coconut milk fermented overnight.
Course Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine Karnataka
Keyword Dinner Ideas, Karnataka Traditional Dish
By Cook Method Steamed
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Healthy Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dish Type Combo Dishes, Fermented, Idli Varieties
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 5 numbers
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Rice cooked
  • 1/2 cup Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • Salt to taste


How to make Kodava Thalia Puttu

  • Wash raw rice, urad dal along with fenugreek seeds with enough water in a bowl for 6 hours.
  • When ready to grind, drain the water from the rice and grind in a grinder or mixer by adding water as required.
  • Finally, add the cooked rice and continue to a grind to a form a smooth batter.
  • Transfer the batter into a mixing bowl, add coconut milk, sugar and mix thoroughly.
  • Keep this batter covered in a warm place.
  • After fermenting overnight, add the salt to taste and baking soda and mix well.
  • Grease the idli plates and pour the batter in the plates.
  • Steam the idlis for 15 minutes. Check if cooked and gently remove the idlis to a box.
  • Serve the Kodava Thalia Puttu along with side dishes.
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