Litti Chokha | How to make Litti Chokha

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Created on 17th Feb 2016
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  • By Sonali Anand
    Created on 17th Feb 2016

About Litti Chokha

Whenever we talk about Bihari cuisines, Litti Chokha is one of the first recipes that comes to our mind. Traditionally, Litti is cooked on cow dung cake fire slowly and patiently to give it a pleasant and smoky taste. The roasted Litti is served with ghee and chokha ( which is made of boiled potato, roasted brinjal and roasted tomato). The availability of cow dung cakes would not be an easy task for people living in metropolitan cities. Hence, I shall discuss the roasting process of Litti on gas stove.

Litti Chokha is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of world cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Litti Chokha at your home. Litti Chokha by Sonali Anand will help you to prepare the perfect Litti Chokha at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 30 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Litti Chokha .

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
Litti Chokha

Ingredients to make Litti Chokha

  • Wheat flour- 300 gm
  • Mustard oil- 6 tbsp
  • Chopped Ginger- 1 tbsp
  • Garlic 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Salt as per your taste
  • Lemon- 1 piece
  • Green chilli- 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Onion- 4 large pieces (finely chopped)
  • Boiled Potato- 4 medium sized or 2 large pieces
  • Tomato- 2 large pieces
  • Brinjal- 2 large pieces
  • Sattu (roasted gram flour)- 150 gm
  • Coriander leaves- 5 to 6 tbsp finely chopped

How to make Litti Chokha

  1. To make the litti, make a tight and hard dough of the wheat flour (adding milk or water as per personal choice). Take the sattu in a bowl.
  2. Add 2 chopped onion, 2 tbsp chopped green chilli, salt, red chilli powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves, ginger and 1 tbsp of mustard oil.
  3. Make a nice mixture for the stuffing. Also make a small ball of the dough and stuff it with the sattu mixture.
  4. Take an iron grill and it keep on the top of the gas stove. Roast the litti on a medium flame, slowly and patiently. It will take a little time. The roasted balls will have crispy outer layer with soft inner core. Roast all the litti in batches.
  5. To make the chokha, roast the brinjal and tomato on that iron grill. Peel the skin of the brinjal and tomato. Mash all the brinjal, tomato and boiled potato in a bowl together.
  6. Take a pan and add in 4 tbsp of mustard oil. Add the chopped garlic, chopped onion and cook it until it turns light red. Add the mashed potato, tomato and brinjal to the pan.
  7. Add salt and cook it untill it leaves oil. Then add in chopped coriander leaves and the chokha is ready to be served.
  8. Dip litti in ghee and serve it hot with chokha and lemon.

Reviews for Litti Chokha (2)

chethna jaina year ago
can we skip brinjal
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Anil Dogra2 years ago
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