Thursday, December 18, 2014



Undaputtu is steamed rice dumplings with a spicy filling. In this recipe the filing used is a spicy prawns filling. This is a snack from Malabar and is easy and very appetizing. Try this,you will surely love it.

Rice flour- 2 cup
Hot water-1 1/4 to  1 1/2 cup
Salt -to taste
Sugar-  1 tsp
Coconut oil- 2 tbs
Crushed fennel seeds- a pinch
Coconut for garnish- 1/4 cup

For the filling
Prawns- small size-100 grams
Onion- 1 medium finely chopped
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
Garam masala- 1/4 tsp
Fennel powder- 1/4 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves- 2 tsp
salt to taste and coconut oil

 To make the filling: Heat oil in a pan and saute onion till translucent. Next add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw flavors disappears. Add spice powders and fry for a minute. Add the cleaned prawns,mix and then cover cook for three minutes. Stir fry till the masala gets completely dried up. Sprinkle coriander leaves and allow this mixture to cool down completely.

Boil water along with salt and sugar ( you will need between 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cup, adjust accordingly till you attain a dough similar to chapathi dough ). When it comes to a rolling boil add in the coconut oil and crushed fennel seeds.
Take the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the center. Gradually mix the boiled water little by little and mix with a wooden spoon and make a soft dough. When able to handle knead into a smooth dough and make small balls. Take one ball each and flatten into circle on your palm.Place  one and half tsp of prawn filling in the center. Carefully bring in the edges together and seal. Smooth  it into a ball. Roll this on grated cocnut and gently press so  that the coconut sticks on top of each ball.Steam this in a steamer  for 10 to 15 minutes.Allow it to cooland serve with tea.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Undaputtu adipoli suja, very nice.

  2. This is totally new to me...looks awesome!!

  3. kollamallo,a new snack to me..looks delicious with spicy filling..lovely!!

  4. looks so delicious... ethu kazhicha kaalam marannu!


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