Thursday, 4 February 2016

Kaipathiri / Rice Roti

Kaipathiri, another delicacy from malabar side. The name kaipathiri is because this roti is prepared by hand(Kai in malayalam). This is thick as compared to other pathiri and tastes good even without curries. So here is recipe for you all to try.


  • Rice Powder 1 cup
  • Water 1 cup
  • Small Onion 3 nos, chopped
  • Coconut 1/4 cup, grated
  • Salt
  • Oil / Ghee

Boil water with salt, when bubble start coming add chopped onion and grated coconut, reduce the flame, slowly put the rice flour into this and stir. Stir well for few seconds. Remove from fire, pour this mixture into a glass or steel bowl. Make dough by kneading well with your hand. Make medium size balls, take a banana leaf or aluminium foil and place ball on it, press with palm (with all fingers), repeat this till the pathiri gets thin and enough size. Heat tawa on medium flame, once its hot place pathiri on it cook them turning occasionally, while turning you can apply little ghee or oil on top of the pathiri. This might have brown spots and marks. When pathiri is done if you like can apply little coconut milk on top or serve with curry as you like. 

NB: You can put the pathiri balls directly into the tawa and press and make it thin with the help of touching water in your palms. 

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