Poopathiri ( Flower Shaped Pathiri)


1 cup pathiri podi / rice flour
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/4 tsp black cumin seeds
boiling water as required
salt to taste
oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, add rice flour and salt . Add required amount of boiling water ( about 1 cup) and mix well with a wooden spatula.
  2. Add grated coconut and black cumin seeds to this and then knead well until the dough becomes soft.
  3. Divide the dough into small balls and flatten each ball in banana leaf/ parchment paper into round and then press it into the shape of a flower.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry the pathiris till they turn golden on both sides.
  5. Serve with chicken curry or any non-veg curry…


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