Neypathal / Ney Pathiri


2 cups raw rice/ pachari
1 1/2 cups grated coconut
1 large onion
1 1/2-2 tsp fennel seeds
1/2-1 cup rice flour (if needed)
oil for frying


  1. Wash and soak the rice in water for 4-5 hours.
  2. Grind it along with less amount of water (about 1/2 cup) to a coarse mixture.
  3. Crush grated coconut, fennel seeds and onions together. Add this to the mixture and mix well.
  4. Add salt and enough rice powder ( if it is watery) and knead it to make a dough.
  5. Make small balls from this and pat them into thick discs in a plastic sheet.
  6. Heat oil in a pan, slide the neypathal into the oil and deep fry until they puff up and turns golden brown on both sides.
  7. Serve with chicken curry or any non-veg curry…

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    1. wowwww…im married to a calicut, got a chance to taste all these things :)..
      once i had tried only with rice flour, bt lots of oil got absorbed by roti..nw i got correct recipe…thanks 🙂

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