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Pol Pittu

  • Sri Lankan's beloved breakfast; Pol Pittu.

Difficulty rating 3/5 Serves 2 Takes 00:20

Pol pittu, or coconut pittu, is a Sri Lankan favorite for home-made breakfast.


  • g of Rice Flour
  • Scraped Coconut
  • tsp of Salt
  • cup of Water


  • Mix rice flour and scraped coconut.
  • Add salt.
  • Add water.
  • Mix into small thick pieces.
  • Heat the pittu steamer/bambuwa for few minutes.
  • Stuff the bambu with the dough pieces.
  • Steam for 2 minutes.
  • Take out.



Pour a bit of coconut milk into the bambu before removing, to loosen the pittu.

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