Irachi Pathiri / Chicken Pathiri

 Irachi Pathiri


For the Pathiris:
  • All purpose flour – 1 ½ cup.
  • Salt – to taste.
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Lukewarm water.
For the filling:
  •  Chicken / Beef – 250 gms.
  • Onion – 2 nos. big (chopped)
  • Ginger -garlic paste – 1 tblsp
  • Green chilis – 2 nos.
  • Curry leaves – few (chopped)
  • Coriander leaves – few sprigs (chopped)
  • Salt.
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp.
For Coating and Frying:
  • Eggs – 2 nos.
  • Sugar – 1 tsp.
  • Oil – for deep frying.


Cook the chicken with turmeric powder and salt. Mash them well.

Heat oil in a pan, add ginger paste, garlic paste, green chilies and onion, sauté for some time. 
To this add turmeric powder, red chili powder, pepper powder, garam masala, and coriander powder and salt.

Add in cooked chicken to it.

Now the filling for pathiris are ready.

Now lets prepare the dough.
Roll this balls about 4 inches in diameter.. Prepare 5 to 6 pathiris

Place some filling at the centre  of  one pathiri. 

Place another rolled out pathiri over it, gently press the edges together.

Then form a pleat around the edge. For preparing pleat, pinch at a point on the edge and gently pull it outwards and fold it back inside and press it in position slightly away from the point you started, that is, the pleat will be at an angle and continue all along the edge.
Prepare all the pathiris as shown below.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the stuffed pathiris until it turns golden brown. Flip over and fry the other side too.

Serve hot. Enjoy!!!!!!!!   

Irachi Pathiri


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