Tamilnadu Special Venna Puttu | Venna Pattu

Prasadam | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 2 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Servings 5


  • 1/2 cup Soaked Rice
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 2 tbsp Soaked Bengal gram
  • 1/4 cup Grated raw Coconut
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 2 tsp Ghee


  1. Grind the soaked Rice using half a cup of water into a soft paste
  2. Mix Rice paste with Water and keep it aside
  3. Heat Ghee in a vessel. Add Soaked Bengal gram, Rice paste along with the water and cook till it becomes hard stirring continuously, without letting lumps form.
  4. Add Jaggery and Cardamom powder and cook for some more time.
  5. After it gets cooked for approximately 15 minutes, touch it with your wet hands. It should not stick to your fingers. Cook till this is achieved.
  6. Once it is cooked properly, and doesn't stick to the fingers, add raw Coconut and mix it. Remove from the fire and serve hot or cold, as you may prefer.