Thursday, November 12, 2015

KERALA SWEET CHATTIPATHIRI / ATHISHAYAPATHIRI / ATTIPATHAL

An all time favorite nostalgic snacks recipes which can made in two versions, Sweet and savory...This snack is named as Chattipathiri / Athishaya pathil. A very famous and traditional Kerala recipe which is very popular in Malabar region. An easy snack recipes for parties as it feeds a crowd. One of the best snack ideas for kids as they love those pretty layers stuffed with sweet coconut fillings. So just try this tasty snack. 
you might also like Chicken chattipathiri







INGREDIENTS

For the pancake/ pathiri----------------------
All purpose flour /Maida               - 1 cup
Salt               
Ghee

For the sweet filling--------------
Coconut grated             - 1 cup
Egg                               - 2 nos + 2 nos( for coating / dipping)
Cashews , Almonds      - as required , chopped ( and few for                                                        decoration)
Milk                             - 4 tbsp 
Sugar                           - 4 tbsp
Ghee
Salt

PREPARATION

for the pancake /pathiri-----------
  • Mix the flour ( maida ) with hot water and salt. Make a dough using 1 tbsp ghee. ( OR u can put flour , salt and some water in a grinder and grind finely like dosa batter . If so , make some big thin dosa with this batter and keep it aside).
  • Let the chappatti dough rest for half an hour.
  • Now make some( 5 - 6 nos...or more )thin pancakes /chappatti with the dough and cook them in a tawa lightly.
  • Keep it aside closed.( if it is not closed, the chappatti will become hard).
for the sweet fillings----------
  • Heat ghee in a pan and roast cashews, almonds for decoration. Keep it aside.
  • Now dry roast grated coconut , chopped nuts and sugar for few minutes.
  • Beat two eggs and add it with the roasted coconut and then scramble it well till done.  Add sugar according to your taste.
  • Now the sweet filling is ready. Keep it aside.
for the coating----------------
  • Beat the eggs with milk, sugar and a pinch salt.
PREPARATION OF CHATTIPPATHIRI
  • Heat a pan and when hot apply some ghee.
  • Make the flame very low 
  • Now dip the half cooked pancake /chappatti in this egg batter and layer it on the hot frypan .
  • Sprinkle some sweet coconut  fillings over the first layer.
  • Again take another pancake /chappatti , dip in egg batter and then again sprinkle some sweet mixture over it.
  • Continue this process till all pancakes /pathiri get placed over the other. Finally pancake / Pathiri must be on the top .
  • Garnish with roasted nuts or raisins and pour the remaining egg batter over the pancake /pathiri  and its 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 process can be done by flipping to another hot fry pan).
  • Once cooled cut into desired shapes. 


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