Putu Mayam Recipe

Putu Mayam Recipe

Putu Mayam is a popular Malaysian breakfast. Learn how To make/prepare Putu Mayam by following this easy recipe.
Putu Mayam Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.

Ingredients:
  • 300 gm Rice flour
  • 15 Screwpine leaves
  • 500 gm Fine brown sugar or chopped palm sugar
  • 100 gm Grated coconut, white part only
  • A dash of green colouring
  • 500 ml Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
How to make Putu Mayam:
  • Blend screwpine leaves till fine.
  • Remove it and extract juice from it.
  • Take a wok and heat rice flour on low flame without using oil, be careful not to brown it.
  • Transfer rice flour into a mixing bowl, add salt, mix well and make a well in the centre.
  • Gradually stir in screwpine juice and make a smooth batter.
  • Combine green colouring with it and mix well.
  • Pour mixture into a saucepan and cook it on high heat, stirring continuously.
  • When mixture begins to thicken, stir quickly till dough leaves sides of the pan.
  • Let it cool slightly.
  • Now prepare the steamer for steaming putu mayam.
  • When the water is boiling, place some dough into putu maker and press out onto an upturned rattan colander lined with white muslin.
  • Move it in circular movements to get a round lacy piece and do not overlap the pieces.
  • Steam over high flame for about 8 to 10 minutes or till cooked.
  • Repeat till all the dough is used up.
  • Serve putu mayam with grated coconut and sugar.


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