Athisaya Pathiri !!

layered pancake with a rich stuffing

Ingredients
To cook the meat
  • 250gm minced mutton/chicken
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt
  • water if needed
  • For Stuffing
  • 2 big onions,chopped
  • 4 green chillies,chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • small bunch of coriander leaves,chopped
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 tbsp chopped cashews
  • 3 tbsp ghee/oil
  • salt
For Pancake
  • 150 gm Maida/flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk/coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp ghee/oil
  • Salt
  • For Egg Mixture
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 green chillies
  • salt
Directions
  1.           Cook the meat with coriander powder,turmeric powder and salt till it is tender and the water is absorbed.Heat 1 tbsp ghee and sauté onion and chillies.Fry till the onion is transparent.Add the ginger and garlic paste.Roast till the raw smell disappears.Add the cooked minced meat and cook till dry.Add the coriander leaves,garam masala powder,cashewnuts and raisins (keep some for garnishing).Keep aside.
  2. Egg mixture
  3. Beat the Eggs well .Grind the green chllies and salt.Now add both and mix well to prepare the egg-green chilly mixture.
  4. Pancakes
  5. Make a thin batter with the flour,eggs,milk and salt.If the milk is not sufficient,then you may add little water.Heat a frying pan and pour in 2 tbsp of the batter (or the size you want to prepare in the baking dish) and turn the pan in a circular way to form a thin pancake.Apply a little ghee and when it is cooked turn over.When the other side is also cooked,remove.Finish all the batter the same way.Keep aside.
  6. Layering
  7. Grease a heavy bottomed small vessel or a cake tin (in which the pancake fits) with 3 tbsp ghee.Take a pancake and dip it well in the egg mixture.Put it in the vessel and place a layer of minced meat mixture over it.Cover this layer with another pancake dipped in egg mixture and proceed thus till all the pancakes have been used.On the top layer pour the remaining egg and garnish with cashewnuts and raisins.sprinkle 1 tbsp ghee.Place the vessel on a slow fire if you are into stove top method. Cover the same with a heavy tight-fitting lid.Place some coals on top and keep for about 20 mts till it is cooked and golden brown on top.You can bake in an oven too.Bake it in a pre-heated oven for about 15 mts (180 degree).Remove to a plate and serve.



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