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Chitau pitha

Ankita Dash
480 minutes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chitau pitha RECIPE

Chitau pitha is an odia recipe. It is a variety of rice pancake which is made during chitalagi amabasya or sravan amavasya.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Orissa
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. White rice : 1 cup
  2. Grated coconut : 1 &1/2 cup
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Little bit of oil


  1. Wash the rice properly in water and let it soak in water for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. In the mean while grate the coconut.
  3. After 5 hrs drain the water from rice and grind it with coconut and make a smooth batter.
  4. Add salt as per taste.
  5. Leave it for 2 to 3 hours for fermentation.
  6. After 3 hour again mix the batter for one more time
  7. Take a bowl full of water and put a thick cloth thread in it.
  8. Heat a karai in gas in medium flame.
  9. Grease it with refined oil or ghee by the help of a wet tissue paper.
  10. Pour a ladle full of batter in it and immidietly cover it with a small bowl.
  11. Then squeeze the cloth thread and put in the side of the small bowl.
  12. After 3 minutes, lower the flame and remove the tread and bowl.
  13. Gently remove the pitha with the help of a spatula.
  14. Serve it hot with milk or sugar and ghee.

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Shikha Roy
Shikha Roy   Jul-27-2018

Nice one.

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