Oats Puttu

Here is a wonderful recipe if you want to have a perfect healthy start for your day. Oats Puttu brings together the benefits Oats- known to be one of the healthiest grains on earth – and grated coconut,  cooked in the traditional Kerala steam Cake (Puttu) style. The  the blend of Oats with coconut gets us a delicious breakfast, can be taken raw or mixed with a piece of well ripped banana.


  1. Oats : 2.5 Cups
  2. Grated Coconut : 1 Cup (Adjust)
  3. Salt for taste
  4. Water : ½ Cup( Adjust)


  • Grind the oats into a coarse powder.
  • In a bowl, add a little water, enough salt and mix it.
  • Add the oats into the bowl along with ½ cup of coconut and mix it, then sprinkle a little water and make a moistened puttu podi, the consistency should be like bread crumbs.


  • Boil water in a puttu maker/pressure cooker. (I used coconut shell for making the puttu, you can use your puttu maker)
  • First add a little coconut then oats (may have multiple layers), finish with a coconut layer and close it.
  • Keep the coconut shell in the stem of the pressure cooker.
  • Steam it until the oats is completely cooked. In the coconut shell, it took me about 2 minutes.

Preparation (Just for Step reference, images from corn flour puttu)


  • Adjust the quantity of water. It need only ½ cup of water for making the puttu mixture. It may be a little dry , if you keep it outside for more time. then sprinkle some water and mix it.
  • More coconut will make the puttu more taste.
  • Making puttu in the coconut shell will give more natural aroma, and will be healthy.

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