Ithal Pathiri (Malabar Kinna Pathiri)
its a malabar dish usually use as nombu thura special
Servings Prep Time
2people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 30minutes
  • Basmati rice 1 cup –
  • coconut milk 3 cup or more –
  • Salt to taste –
  • Ghee 1 tablespoon –
  • Boiled rice : 1 cup –
  1. Soak basmati rice in water for 1 or 2 hours
  2. Take coconut milk in a bowl
  3. Grind the soaked rice and boiled rice using coconut milk in a blender.
  4. It should be grinded nicely
  5. It should be little thinner than dosa batter.
  6. With the help of a steamer or rice cooker we can cook our pathiri.Take a plate and brush it with ghee and keep the plate on a steamer.
  7. Place our first layer of batter and close the steamer
  8. Wait for 4 to 5 minutes and open the steamer.
  9. And we can see a cooked pathiri and then add some coconut milk and some ghee on it .
  10. Then place the second layer of batter and again close the steamer for 4 to 5 minutes.
  11. Our two layer is cooked . repeat the same for the remaining batter and add ghee and coconut milk in between every layers.
  12. When our batter is finished and pathiri is cooked then off the steamer.
  13. Keep it out and let it cooled. Then transfer this appam or pathiri to another plate
  14. We can see the pathiri can be separated and its very soft and tasty .
  15. Serve it hot along with beef curry ,chicken curry or vegetable kuruma.