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Padhir Peni

Pathir peni

Pathirpeni is a noodle-shaped dry dish which is soaked in aromatic milk infused with saffron, cardamons and nuts. In a cup, Noodles are places with warm milk poured over it before findally being garnished with chopped nuts.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 5


  • 1 cup maida
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cardamon powder
  • ½ tsp pistachios chopped finely
  • 1 tsp almond finely chopped


  • In a small bowl add maida and a pinch of salt. Mix it well while adding water slowly until a soft dough is former.
  • Add sugar and cardamon in a blender to form a dine powder. Remember that grinding the cardamon fresh enhances the taste of the dish.
  • In another small bowl add unsalted butter and rice flour and mix it well with a spoon to form a creamy texture.
  • Once the dought has been set aside for 30 minutes, divide it into 2 equal sized golf balls. Take one of those balls and flaten it thin. Keep repeating this until all the dough balls are flattened.
  • Take one flattened dough and place it over a chopping board, add the rice flour butter mixture to the dough and spread it evenly.
  • Repeat this step until you have added the flour and butter mixture to all the flattened dough's. Once completed, roll the dough and cut it into 1 inch thick pieces.
  • Now take each swirl ball of dough and flatten it gently in a way the layers don’t disappear. Keep it aside.
  • In a frying pan, heat oil and add the rolled poori in oil.. Fry the puris over medium heat until the padhir peni turns crisps and light golden.
  • Now arrange all the fried padhir pen in a plate and garnish it with powdered sugar mixture and nuts and serve it.
Keyword Pathir Peni
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