Dine with Danika


Monday Munching - Thalipittu / Thalipeeth (spicy rice flour roti)

It's very nutritious and wholesome breakfast recipe.

Cuisine: South Indian
Serve as: Breakfast

Bored of eating poha and upma with tea? Time to give a new change to your evening snack time by making some tasty and healthy Thalipittu!

Thalipittu is very easy to make and can be prepared in many ways and that too at the click of your finger.

 I got this recipe from my mom..

In Kannada it is thalipittu where as in Marathi it is called thalipeeth

its perfect for morning breakfast...it can be done in 5-10 mins....

Today I made this simple onion thalipittu for lunch..

Thalipeeth means "hand patted" as far as I know since it is hand patted directly on to pan... They are very tasty n #healthy too.

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Quantity: Serves 2


  • 2 cups Rice flour
  • 1 tsp seasmeseeds
  • 2 - finally chopped onions
  • 5-6 - green chillis
  • Few chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • salt to taste

Preparation method

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dough, add warm water little by little to make a soft tight dough, as shown in picture.
  2. Make equal sized balls and keep aside
  3. Grease a pan with oil. Take a dough ball and spread it to the size of the pan using fingers, it shouldn't be too think or too thin.
  4. Make four holes in the roti with finger and pour oil in the holes. Drizzle some along the edges, too
  5. Cover and cook on medium heat.
  6. When it turns slightly golden in colour, remove.
  7. Serve hot with ghee and yoghurt.