Rice Pathiri Recipe

Pathiri | Rice bread

Rice Pathiri Recipe

Soft and supple, Pathiri is a delicious rice flour roti from Kerala! Use Vijay Rice Flour and follow the step-wise procedure to make this sumptuous delicacy.

Servings - 12 pcs
Difficulty Level - Easy
Preparation Time - 30 Mins
Cook Time - 30 Mins


  • 140 gm / 1 cup Vijay Rice Flour
  • 300 ml / 1.25 cup Water
  • 4 gm / 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 ml / 1 tsp Oil


  • In a pot, heat the water along with the salt and oil.
  • Once it is boiling, add in all the rice flour at once and stir very well to hydrate all of the flour.
  • Once it has combined well, switch off the flame and cover for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes transfer to a wide plate and using a wet cloth, press and knead the dough gently. If it is too hot to handle, keep it covered with the cloth for a few minutes to cool down.
  • Knead the dough till it is smooth and soft, and crack free.
  • Rest for 5 minutes after kneading and then proceed to divide the dough into 12-13 equal portions.
  • Roll out each ball into a thin roti, and use a large metal bowl or container with sharp edges to cut it into a round shape.
  • Cook the pathiri on medium flame without any oil, flipping after 30 seconds and pressing gently to puff the pathiri.
  • After it has puffed, remove and set under a cloth to prevent drying.

Tips for Cooking

  • The dough has to be kneaded while at least warm. The most ideal is when it is hot, but you have to be careful not to burn yourself.
  • Always keep the dough covered with a wet cloth to prevent drying.
  • Do not brown the pathiri or they will dry out and become crunchy which is not desirable.

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