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pathiri recipe | ari pathiri | malbar rice pathiri | kerala pathiri

easy pathiri recipe | ari pathiri | malbar rice pathiri | kerala pathiri
Course roti
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 13 roti


  • 1 cup rice flour fine
  • cup water
  • 1 tsp  coconut oil
  • ½ tsp salt


  • firstly, in a tawa dry roast 1 cup rice flour on low to medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • in a large kadai take 1¼ cup water, 1 tsp coconut oil and ½ tsp salt.
  • get the water a vigorous boil.
  • further, simmer the flame, and add roasted rice flour.
  • mix continuously until the dough is formed.
  • now turn off the flame, cover and rest for 5 minutes.
  • furthermore, with oil greased hands, knead and combine together.
  • pinch a ball sized dough. remaining dough cover and keep aside, do not allow to dry.
  • dust rice flour slightly and start to roll.
  • roll as thin as possible dusting rice flour as required.
  • cut the pathiri to round shape to seal any broken edges.
  • now heat non stick tawa to medium heat and place rolled pathiri / rice roti.
  • cook for 30 seconds on low to medium flame on both sides without browning it.
  • press gently puffing up the pathiri. do not roast more as the roti turn hard.
  • finally, serve ari pathiri dipped in coconut milk or with curry or chutney.