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Patishapta Recipe

Patishapta is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • For Filling:
  • 1 cup - fresh coconut, finely scraped.
  • 3/4 cup - sugar.
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder| For Pancakes:
  • 1.5 cups - plain flour (maida).
  • 2 cup - Milk (approx.).
  • 1 tsp - ghee.
  • 2 pinches - soda bicarb.
  • For Garnish: 3 to 4 - almonds, finely slivered.
  • 3 to 4 - green pistachios, finely slivered.
  • How to Make Patishapta:

    1. For Filling:
    2. Put freshly grated coconut in a non-stick or heavy pan.
    3. Cook it on a low flame, stirring continuously, till the coconut gets softened.
    4. Add sugar, cardamom, stir and cook further.
    5. Keep it aside till required.
    6. For pancakes:
    7. Make a thin spreading batter with all ingredients.
    8. Add a little more milk if required.
    9. Heat a non-stick or heavy skillet.
    10. Spread a ladleful of batter, spread to form a thin pancake.
    11. Repeat it for all the batter, piling up the pancakes.
    12. To proceed:
    13. Place a spoonful of filling along centre of a pancake.
    14. Fold over opposite side, to form a Frankie-like folding.
    15. Repeat it for all, arrange in serving dish.
    16. Garnish with slivered almonds and pistachios.


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