Rice maybe the staple food of our country Indian cuisine is incomplete without breads. The varieties of breads consumed in each region is astonishing. The humble chappathi itself has multiple forms.
The rotis and chappathis go well with all kinds of curries while stuffed paranthas and pathiris are meals by themselves. Indian breads also give you room to experiment with grains, flour, and stuffing. Here are seven breads that are must-tries for your kitchen.
A popular Malabar dish from Kerala, Chatti pathiri is the most commonly dish for Eids. The mouth-watering dish is also served as a snack in many places.
Amid assorted Malabar snacks and delicacies, the Neypathiri with its rich but subtle flavour would definitely catch your attention.
A flavoursome Punjabi corn our at bread popular in the northern parts of India, 'makki di roti' is a typical winter food.
This thick flat-breads easily pairs with a spicy veg or non-veg curry. This super-soft roti is often made on tandoors or phulka grills. Well, we have the best alternative – pressure cookers. Naans can be easily cooked using pressure cookers through simple steps.
Talking of stuffed breads or parathas, we tend to only think of aloo parathas or kulchas, but the Malabari cuisine has its own very special assortment of stuffed rice breads, and one of its most delicious variants is the fish pathiri.
A popular snack in northern Kerala, meat pathiri is dangerously yummy and rich! It is another delicious version of the pathiri, you won't get enough of this!
Perhaps, the pathiris are the best representatives of the Malabar region. They can be made with just about anything, fish, meat, eggs or vegetables.