Erachi Pathil/ Erachi Pathiri/ Meat Envelopes

Erachi Pathil/ Erachi Pathiri/ Meat Envelopes
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There are different versions of Erachi pathiri – steamed, pan fried or deep fried. I have the recipe for the fried variety. This Malabar delicacy most often shows up on our dining tables during the month of Ramdhan.



Preparation timeĀ  15 minutes

Cooking time 2 to 3 minutes

Yields 15 to 18

For Meat filling recipe link



For Pathiri


All purpose flour – 2 cups
Salt – 1 tsp


1.Combine all the ingredients for pathiri until you get a smooth dough.
2.Make small balls out of the dough.Roll the dough into small circles.
3.In the centre of each circle put two teaspoons of filling mixture.
4.Fold all the sides to make an envelope or rectangular shape.
5.Deep fry both sides till golden brown.