Erachi Petti – Meat Box


Erachi Petti - Meat Box

It is a Malabar Snack Famous During Ifthar Parties.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Cook chicken with little turmeric powder, pepper powder and salt. Peel it and keep it aside.
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan, add chopped onion, ginger / garlic paste and green chilly. Sauté for some time until the onion becomes soft.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, pepper powder and Garam masala powder. Sauté it for 1 minute.Transfer the cooked chicken to it, mix well.Add some coriander leaves. Now the chicken masala is ready.
  • In a bowl, add maida/all purpose flour, salt and enough water to make a thin consistency batter.
  • Heat a non-stick pan on medium heat and pour little batter to form a small dosa.
  • Place the dosa in a plate , fill with 1 tbsp of the chicken stuffing in the center and fold it like a box. Repeat the same with the rest.
  • In a bowl, beat the egg well with a pinch of salt.Heat oil in a pan, dip each prepared box in the egg batter and shallow fry in medium flame. Flip when one side turns golden brown colour.
  • Enjoy the yummy, tasty erachi petti with tomato ketchup.
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