Baatt Pathal – Crispy Snack

                Baatt Pathal is a crispy snack, common in North Malabar in Kerala. Popular snack around the time of Eid…..Can be stored in air tight containers for upto 2 months.
2 cups raw rice/ pachari
1 cup dried coconut slices/ kotta thenga, thinly sliced
1 1/2- 2 tbsp black sesame seeds
oil for frying
  1. Wash and soak rice in water for 3-4 hours. Grind it adding enough water and salt to a thick batter.
  2. Add dried coconut slices and sesame seeds to the batter and mix well.
  3. Heat the prepared batter in a pan for 2-3 minutes in medium flame. Transfer to a bowl or plate and knead well to a dough and make small balls out of this dough.


     4. Place each ball in a pathiri or puri press between two plastic covers and press it to a thin small round shape like puri.
     5. Heat oil in a pan and fry the prepared baatt pathals on both sides till golden brown. 
     6. Store in an air tight container and enjoy with your tea…



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