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Indian Rice Flour Crepes – Kerala Kalakki Chutta Pathiri


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Rice Flour Crepes  – Kalakki Chutta Pathiri

A very quick and Simple version of the more complicated counterpart ; pathiri! The Recipe is from my sister.
Serve with Coconut Milk and curry of your choice – Goes well with stews, Fish curry or Chicken curry.

Kalakki Chutta Pathiri


  •  2 cups roasted rice flour
  • 1 ½ cup warm water
  • 2-3 cups water at room temp
  • ½ tsp salt
  • coconut oil or sunflower oil


  • Add the rice to a container and add the warm water. Not Boiling, Not lukewarm. Quite warm rather.
  • Stir till there are no lumps. It should be a very thick batter.
  • Cover and allow to rest in a warm place or room temp for ½ to 1 hour.
  • Now add room temp water and salt to make a very loose batter( looser than ‘dosa’ batter)
  • Heat a non-stick pan or ‘appa chatti’. Wipe with Coconut oil.
  • Pour a ladle full of batter on to the heated pan.
  • You will see bubbles forming. Once many bubbles have formed and popped, add a few drops of coconut oil around edges,cover the pan and allow to cook for 1-2 minutes on low heat.
  • Lift away with a flexible plastic spatula.
  • Repeat for the entire batter.
  • The crepes should be light. If you find that the first one is heavy around the centre add more water.
  • Stir well before each crepe is made to loosen the flour that has settled to the bottom of the container.

Kalakki Chutta Pathiri

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  1. Avatar shemmi 4 years ago

    This can also be made, adding egg . It will make it softer, but not everyone will like the ‘eggy’ smell.

    • Avatar admin 4 years ago

      Thanks for the Recipe. And for those who would like to try another type of Kerala Rice Crepe, they can have a look at our recipe for Kaima/Nura Pathiri It uses coconut milk and egg and is made from the foam skimmed off the top of the batter. The ‘egg smell’ is not noticeable and it melts in your mouth literally!Good Served with Chicken Curry.

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