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A question about a recipe: Puttu (Steamed rice cake)

I have a question about step 2 on the recipe "Puttu (Steamed rice cake)" from pauljoseph. It says:

"Pat the slightly moist flour tougher, keep at aside for an hour.

Please explain more fully for me to get it right.

Thank you

asked by Dodz over 5 years ago
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added over 5 years ago

My guess is that the instruction was meant to say "together" not "tougher." I don't know this dish at all, so that's really a stab in the dark. I would imagine you are meant to pat it down, into something like a ball shape, and then let it rest before moving onto the next step. Same basic strategy as making pie dough