Kunji Pathal


Kunji Pathal

Kunji Pathal is a very delicious and delightful dish used in the middle and northern part of Kerala.This classic and lip smacking Kerala Delicacy is a one pot meal, smaller rice dumplings are steamed and mixed with the flavorful meat / prawn dishes. It is also called as kunjorotti, ana pathil and kakka rotti. The first step is to make the rice coins and steam cook the coins.second is the preparation of gravy.You can have it as a breakfast or dinner.
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people



  • Mix the flour with little water to get thick dough and make small coins out of it.steam cook the coins for 20-25 minutes.
  • Cut the beef into small pieces and wash it nicely.
  • Cook the beef in little water with chilly powder,turmeric powder,garam masala and salt as required.
  • Grind coconut with garlic and cumin seed for 3 seconds
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry ginger,garlic,green chilly and curry leaves for 30 seconds and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute onion until it i light brown in colour.
  • Add coconut mixture,cooked rice coins and fried ginger garlic.
  • Add cooked beef
  • Mix it well and cook again for 2 minutes.
  • The delicious spicy kunji pathal is ready now.
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