Tuesday, 19 June 2012


For pathiri:
All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
Egg - 1
Salt - as needed
Water - 1 to 1 & 1/2 cups to make a loose batter

For the filling:
Chicken - 1 breast piece
Onion - 2 big
Ginger - 1 small piece crushed or grated
Garlic - 4 cloves crushed
Green chilly - 2 chopped finely (add more if u need more spicy)
Corriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Corriander leaves - a few
 Salt - as needed

For the coating:
Eggs - 4 big or 5 small
Pepper powder - a tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt -a pinch

For the masala:
1.Cook the chicken piece by adding enough water ,a tsp turmeric powder and salt in a saucepan upto 10 minutes or until cooked well.Switch off and strain water ,keep aside and let it cool.When cool,shred the pieces using hand.

2.In another pan ,add oil and heat .Add the chopped onions and saute till translucent.
3.When the onion starts to brown,add the crushed ginger -garlic , finely chopped green chilly and saute for few seconds.
4.To this,add the corriander powder,turmeric powder and garama masala powder and mix well.
5.Now add the shredded chicken pieces to it and simmer for few more minutes for the flavours to infuse and add corriander leaves and curry leaves.Taste and adjust salt.Switch off and keep aside,msala is ready.

For preparing pathiri:
1.In a bowl,add flour,salt and one egg .To this add water slowly to form a pouring consistency batter without forming lumps(can use hand beater,so that its easy)
2.Heat a non stick fry pan on medium flame,add a ladle of batter and move in circular motion,cover and cook for a minute and remove to a plate.

3.Repeat the same until 5 ,6 or 7 pathiris and keep the rest for later use if any.
Preparing the coating:
1. In a bowl,add 4 eggs, a pinch of salt,garam masala powder and pepper powder and beat well.Keep aside,

For the assembling:
1.Take a small saucepan,spread a tsp ghee or oil and on the stove and keep on low heat.
2.Take one pathiri,dip in the egg coating ,remove and keep into the sauce pan as first layer.
3.Sprinkle the chicken mixture  over it.
4.Dip in the second pathiri in egg coating mix ,coat well and place on top of the filling.
5.Again sprinkle the chicken filling and top with next pathiri and repeat the same until all are used.
6.Now,pour the remaining egg coating mixture on top layer so that it forms a layer and fills the side gaps.
7.Cover with a lid and cook on low heat for upto 10 minutes until sides turn slightly brown.
8.Switch off and take another pan,add oil or a tsp ghee , swirl and keep on low heat.Flip the pathiri  to the pan and simmer to low ,let the other side too cook for another 5 minutes.Switch off and remove to a plate.(here, u can remove to a plate and flip it back to the same sauce pan too)
Chatti pathiri is ready to be served!!!

1 comment:

  1. I have been wanting to make chatti pathiri....Looks so rustic. Have got to be absolutely delicious.



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