Monday, January 17, 2011


Roasted Rice Powder (Puttu Podi) - 2 cups
Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Water - 2 cups
Oil - 1 table spoon
Cumin seeds - 1 tspoon
Fennel seeds - 1/4 t spoon
Shallots - 5 to 6 no.s

  1. Boil water in a vessel and add salt and oil.
  2. Once boiled slowly add rice powder and combine the mixture well. Keep it aside and allow it to cool.
  3. When it is cooled, knead well with your hands. (Make sure you don't add water).
  4. Crush grated coconut along with shallots, fennel seeds and cumin seeds.
  5. Add this crushed mixture to the dough and mix well.
  6. Make small balls and flatten it using chappathi roller.
  7. Heat a frying pan and rub oil if needed and then heat one side of the pathiri until its cooked and then repeat the same with other side.
  8. Serve hot with fish curry, chicken curry or any sort of non veg of your choice.
I thank Sangeetha chechi of Kothiyavunnu whose blog really taught me how to make this. This is her recipe.
Thanks a lot!!!