Mini pathiri – with coconut filling

I sure can’t get enough with the Malabar food…  my palate is only getting stronger..:-) for those who are new to Malabar here’s something to read and know more about MALABARregion of Kerala.


You need
  • All purpose flour – 2 cups
  • Ghee/clarified butter – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Water – as required
  • Oil – for frying

For the filling
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Raisins – 1/3 cup
  • Caster sugar – ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1 pinch
  • Rose water – 2-3 drops

How to –
  • In a bowl mix flour, ghee, salt and with enough water to make a make stiff dough. Divide into lemon size equal portions. With a rolling pin roll out and using a round shape cookie cutter into shapes and set aside.
  • Combine all the ingredients under filling and set aside.
  • Place 1 teaspoon of the filling on to the rolled pathiri and place another rolled pathiri to top and using your figure seal the edges.
  • Heat oil in frying pan and deep fry the pathiris until golden brown on both sides.
  • Serve warm.
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