Neyy Pathiri

Neyy Pathiri

For the pancakes :

  • Rice Flour – 2 cups
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds – 2tsp
  • Shallots onions – 4-5 nos
  • Ghee – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Coconut oil – for frying
  • Water – 1 cup


  • In a pan warm 1 tsp ghee and when its hot add water.
  • When the water boils add the flour and warm it for some time in low flame and then turn off the flame.
  • Sprinkle the salt.
  • Blend the grated coconut along with cumin seeds and shallots into a coarse form (do not make a paste) in a mixer with a single spin.
  • Add the blended mix to the flour and knead it into a smooth dough similar to patiri.
  • Roll out small portions of the dough into lime sized ball and flatten it between the palms to give it shape.
  • Flatten each balls with palm thick disc shaped flat breads (with a thickness of 2 pooris).
  • Pour coconut oil in a pan and heat it. When it becomes hot drop 1 pathiris to the oil.
  • When they start puffing up flip them and fry until they become crispy.
  • Enjoy with prawns ularthiyad or veg kurma.

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