Saturday, September 12, 2015

KERALA SNACKS - MALABAR CHATTIPPATHIRI / ATHISHAYAPATHIRI / LAYERED PANCAKE

Chattipathiri is one of the famous snack in Malabar region (kerala snack  recipes). This layered pancake recipe is mostly prepared during ramadan (Ramzan special dishes) . We all noticed that snacks are the main attraction of Ramadan recipes. And this savory chicken layered pancake is something very attractive and delicious. There are two versions for this snack   ""SWEET nd SAVORY""". But the method for both are same only. The only variation is for the filling , for sweet we have to add egg, nuts, grated coconut and sugar. This snack is also known as Chattipathil, Adukku pathiri, Athishaya pathiri, Kerala lesagna and so on. I am here sharing for you the recipe of  a SAVORY CHATTI PATHIRI. So lets see how to make meat lasagna recipe in kerala style / kerala chattipathiri






                   
INGREDIENTS

For the pathiri----------------------
Maida               - 1 cup
Salt               
Ghee

For the filling--------------
Onion                          - 2 nos, finely chopped
Ginger garlic paste     - 1 tsp
Green chillies             - 2 nos
Coriander powder      -  1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder        -   1/2tsp
Garam masala powder -  1/2tsp
Pepper powder             -  1/2 tsp
Egg                               - 2 nos + 2 nos( for coating)
Chicken                   - 1 cup ( cooked with turmeric powder and pepper powder , and then shredded)
Milk                             - 4 tbsp 
Oil
Salt
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves

PREPARATION


for the pathiri-----------


  • Mix the flour ( maida ) with hot water and salt. Make a dough using 1 tbsp ghee.
  • Let it rest for half an hour.
  • Now make some thin chappattis with the dough and cook them in a tawa lightly.
  • Keep it aside closed.( if it is not closed, the chappattis wil become hard).
for the chicken masala----------
  • Heat oil in a pan and add ginger garlic paste , green chillies and salt.
  • Saute well and then add chopped onions to it, along with chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves.
  • When the onion is done , add turmeric powder, coriander powder, pepper powder, garam masala powder. Mix well.
  • Keep half of this masala aside and mix in ,the shredded chicken with the remaining half.
  • Mix well and keep it aside..So the chicken filling is ready.
for the egg filling----------------


  • Beat the eggs and scramble it. Mix it with the remaining portion of masala and  cook well.
  • Now the egg masala is ready. 
for the coating----------------


  • Beat the eggs with milk and a pinch salt.
  • Heat a pan and when hot apply some ghee.
  • Make the flame very low 
  • Now dip the chappatti in this egg batter and layer it on the hot frypan .
  • Sprinkle some chicken fillings over the first layer.
  • Again take another chappatti , dip in egg batter and then sprinkle some egg mixture over it.
  • Continue this till all pathiris get placed over the other. Pathiri must be on the top finally.
  • Garnish with coriander leaf and pour the remaining egg batter over the pathiri edges and just press all the edges carefully.
  • Now make the flame to medium and cook with lid closed for 10 minutes.
  • Flip the other side and cook for other 10 minutes. (this can be done by flipping to another hot frying pan.
  • Once cooled cut into different shapes. 





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