Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Bread Puttu/Pittu

Bread puttu or pittu (some call it pittu, and others call it puttu) is an easy breakfast item which we used to enjoy during my stay at Trivandrum with my friends.

  1. Bread slices, white or brown - 5
  2. Oil - 1 tbs
  3. Onion chopped -  1 cup
  4. Green chilli - 1
  5. Ginger, minced - 1/2 tsp
  6. Garlic, minced - 1/2 tsp
  7. Egg - 2
  8. Tomato chopped - 3/4 cup
  9. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  10. Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  11. Chicken masala powder - 1 tsp
  12. Salt to taste

  1. Crumble the bread slices using your fingers. It need not be very fine or uniform.
  2. Heat oil in a pan
  3. Add onion, ginger, garlic and green chilli and fry till onion is translucent
  4. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and chicken masala and mix well
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are cooked well
  6. Add salt to taste
  7. Make a well in the pan centre by moving the onion mixture to the sides
  8. Add eggs in the middle and stir the egg to make the egg scrambled
  9. Once egg is half cooked, mix well with the onion mixture
  10. Once the egg mixture is almost dry switch off the flame
  11. In a puttu maker, make layers of bread crumbs and egg mixture, starting and ending with egg mixture.
  12. Cook puttu in steam for 5 minutes

Steaming puttu is ready to be served

  • Note:
  • Above recipe yields 3 small puttu.(chiratta or bowl shaped small puttu)

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