Puttu podi is a dry-roasted, lightly coarse powder made from super quality rice. The quality is enhanced when the powder is made kneading along with coconut milk. Puttupodi is specially prepared to allow steam flow while cooking, so as to make a healthy, tasty breakfast. Puttu is generally made by cooking a layered wet puttu powder mix along with grated coconut and cooked in a tubular vessel. This cooking vessel also known as Puttu Maker can be made of steel, aluminum or sometimes with hollow bambao sticks specially cut for this purpose.
Generally Puttu powder is made from white rice. But sometimes, red matta rice is also used for preparing the puttu flour and its called Chemba or red puttu powder.
Ingredients and nutritional value:- The common ingredients used in Chemba puttu podi is red raw matta rice. Flour prepared from this rice is specially processed to form the coarse grains of the puttu powder.
Mayil is a brand owned by Kottackal Agro Foods from Kerala, India. Based out of Kaladi in Kerala state of India, Kottackal Agro Foods is a pioneer in producing some of the best quality rice and wheat based products in India. Using sophisticated sortex machines imported from Japan, Mayil brand has been one of the leading brand in rice and rice based products from India in terms of quality and consistency. Export operations started in 1991 and within a short span of time became one of the favorite brand of rice and rice products in the Middle East and Eurpoe. Through constant quality checks and strict control over the quality of products on a continuous basis, Mayil brand has been certified as per ISO 9001 by AQA (American Quality Assessors) in 2002.