Ingredients for Muttapathil:

1. Maida – 1 cup

    Salt – As per taste

    Ghee – 1 small spoon

    Water – As needed

2. Oil – As needed

3. Onions – 5, chopped fine

    Green chillies – 3, chopped

    Curry leaves – A little

    Ginger-garlic crushed – 1 small spoon

4. Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

    Chilli powder – 1 small spoon

    Garam masala powder – ¼ small spoon

5. Cooked chicken (adding salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder and cut into small pieces) – 2 cups

    Coriander leaves chopped – As needed

6. Eggs – 3, boiled and cut into halves

How to prepare Muttapathil?

1. Mix ingredients no: 1 together and prepare dough similar to chapati.

2. Close it and allow to rest for a while.

3. To prepare filling, heat oil in a pan first and sauté ingredients no: 3.

4. When raw smell goes out, add the powders and sauté again.

5. Add chicken and coriander leaves. This is the filling.

6. Make 6-8 balls from dough and spread chapatis.

7. Place a little filling in the middle portion of chapati followed by half egg.

8. Fold it once to get a semi-circle shape and using a fork, press the edges.

9. Do the process with remaining chapatis and fillings.

10. Deep fry them in hot oil. They should turn golden brown.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, March 18-31, 2023

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