Kinna Pathiri / Kinnapathiri


             Kinna Pathiri is a malabar dish which is prepared by steam cooking the ground rice batter in a steel round plate, called kinnam – hence the name… 


1 cup raw rice/ pachari
1 parboiled rice
1 cup grated coconut
1 tsp fennel seeds
a pinch of cumin seeds
1/2 cup shallots, sliced


  1. Wash and soak raw rice and parboiled rice together in water for 3-4 hours.
  2. Grind them adding grated coconut, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, shallots, salt and enough water to a dosa consistency batter.
  3. Grease a round steel plate or bowl (kinnam) and pour the batter to the plate.
  4. Steam cook till done. Remove from the steamer and allow it to cool. 
  5. Cut into any desired shapes and serve with any curry of your choice…

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