Erachi (Meat) Pathil


Erachi (Meat) Pathil

Non-Veg Snack
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people


For dough:

For filling:


  • Clean the chicken pieces and put them in pressure cooker along with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and 1/4 tsp Chilli Powder.
  • Pour water enough to the chicken.
  • Once done,chop the chicken pieces finely.
  • Meanwhile,heat oil in a pan and sautT the onions till they become pinkish in colour.
  • Add chillies,ginger and garlic and sautT well.
  • Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder,3/4 tsp Chilli Powder and salt. :- You can add little water to sautT them well.Or else,once the chicken is cooked,you can use the left over chicken broth to sautT the onion-mix.This will add to the taste.
  • Add the chicken to this mix and sautT well. :-You can add some more broth to sautT.
  • Sieve the maida,salt, water and make into a fine dough.
  • Make equal number of lemon sized balls.
  • Flatten the balls into round shape (as done for chapathis).
  • Keep the filling on one side of the round shaped dough and close with the other side of the round.
  • Press the ends carefully so that it does not open while frying. :-Use a dough-cutter to give shape to the ends.
  • Heat oil in a pan and put each pathil pieces in oil.
  • Take it out once the colour changes to brown.
  • :- Serve with hot tea and this will taste awesome!!!!
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