Apr 12, 2012

ஓரட்டி / Amma's Rice Flour Adai / Rice Flour Pancakes with Coconut - Typical South Indian Recipes

Are you hearing about this recipe for the first time, but this is one of the stable recipe in our home. Amma makes this more often that anything else, because this don't need any sidedish. You can serve it with some grated jaggery or idli podi. But if you want it more spicy, you can serve it with some nice spicy chicken curry..It will be mouthwatering..

I hope you will try it out and tell me how it came.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time- 1 min per adai
Serves : 2 to 3


Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1 cup
Coconut - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Boiling Water as needed
Oil for panfrying

For Serving:
Jaggery / Sarkarai / Vellam
Idli Podi


Mix rice flour,coconut and salt in a mixing bowl.

Pour in boiling water and make into a soft dough. Divide the dough into equal portions.

Now take a banana leaf or a plastic wrap and oil it slightly. Take one portion of dough and flatten it slightly with your hands.

Put this thin roti in a hot tawa and cook for a min on one side. Drizzle some oil and cook on other side too.

Serve with Jaggery or Idli Podi

You will just three ingrediants for this...Rice flour, Coconut and salt
Oh..One more ingrediants which is hot boiling water
add everything to a bowl
Pour boiling water
and make a very soft dough
like this
grease a banana leaf with oil..You could use plastic sheet
and flatten a small portion of dough
put in hot tawa
flip over and cook
Serve with some jaggery


  1. Simple,but I love such traditional ethnic recipes.Truly worth it Aarthi.

  2. Super dish and looks so delicious !!!!!

  3. looks yummy and easy to make..great recipe dear!!

  4. The rice cake looks very nice. What a simple but delicious food to have!

  5. thanks for the receipe . I found another receipe something called aathu roti or aathu orati which is popular at kottar and also at edalakudy.It contains small round kollukattai float on a edalakudy chicken or mutton curry which taste quite different.The mutton pieces are well cooked too.If u get this receipe please share.

  6. hi arthi, once i visited my relative house at chidambara veethi first left house her name is avai i guess ...her aathuroti is awesome .......... i had never eat such aathu roti ........and lot more dishes .........im searching all over kerela and tamilnadu the taste is authentic....i too found a dish from kottar samarasa veethi .... opp to samarasam sir house there is a one storey house her name is also avai aunt she cook different variety of chicken curries which is awesome ........ hope u may get those recipes .....mutton curry tooo .. in muslim marriages held in narayana guru mandapam and also in edalakudy u ll get mouth watery food recipes........till today i have never eat such .........

  7. In the same street every houses they cook were different which is not that much good ............in kottar ......... its good in houses what i have mentioned ..........thank u...

  8. Arthi sister plz help me. When i turn over it, it broke into pieces... Wat to do.

  9. @Mumtaz begumi think u have made the dough a bit dry, add little more water and make the dough soft, so it wont break,


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