pitha | How to make pitha

By Shalini Verma  |  25th Aug 2018  |  
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About pitha Recipe

A traditional dish from Bihar made by soaking and grinding rice


Ingredients to make pitha

  • 1 kg riced soaked and grind in thick consistency
  • 1/g chana dal soaked and grind in thick consistency
  • 1/2 spoon chilly powder 1/2 spoon garlic paste 1/2 sp turmeric
  • 2 chopped chilly and some coriander
  • salt to taste

How to make pitha

  1. form a dough of ric batter by heating in pan
  2. mix the ingredients in dal batter
  3. make a small roti like of rice dough fill in the chanadal batter and close the mouth
  4. do the same with other dough form a D shaped filled structure
  5. take Abig steaming container keep the pitha for steaming
  6. steam it for 1/2 an hour serve it as it is or cut in pieces and fry in oil and mustard steed

My Tip:

It should be steamed properly

Reviews for pitha (1)

Neema Bhardwaja year ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe.