Litti Chokha | How to make Litti Chokha

By Bishakha Kumari Saxena  |  26th Feb 2017  |  
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About Litti Chokha Recipe

This is popular dish of Bihar.

Litti Chokha is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Litti Chokha in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The Litti Chokha by Bishakha Kumari Saxena has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Litti Chokha at home without any difficulty. Litti Chokha is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Litti Chokha would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Litti Chokha this weekend. Share your Litti Chokha cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Bishakha Kumari Saxena for inputs. In case you have any queries for Litti Chokha you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Bishakha Kumari Saxena. You can also rate the Litti Chokha and give feedback.

Litti Chokha

Ingredients to make Litti Chokha

  • For outer parts of Litti- 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 2 tablespoon of ghee
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • For filling- 1 bowl sattu 
  • 1 medium size onion finely chopped
  • 4-5 cloves Garlic grated
  • 1 inch ginger grated
  • 2 -3 Green chilies, finely chopped
  • ½ cup coriander leaves finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon kalonji 
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 stuffed red chilli pickle (if not available you can use any pickle)
  • salt to taste
  • For chokha- 2 medium-sized boiled potatoes
  • 1 big rounded brinjal (baingan)
  • 3 medium-sized tomatoes
  • 4-5 garlic cloves (peeled)
  • 1/2 peice of ginger grated
  • 2 medium-sized onions finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  • 2 teaspoon mustard oil
  • salt as per taste

How to make Litti Chokha

  1. Sieve the flour in big bowl and add salt, carom seeds and oil.Knead the dough properly with water.Dough should be soft .Cover with a wet cloth and keep aside.Dough is ready.
  2. Take sattu in a mixing bowl, add in all the spices and grated ginger, green chillies, coriander, lemon juice, and mix well.If it seems too dry, add a tsp of oil and few drops of water to it.The texture should be crumbly, Keep aside.Now take medium-sized dough. Make pedas from each simply roll it like a small chapati, but don't apply any extra flour to it.Place 2 tsp filling on it and closed it and shape it round like a ball.Litti is ready for baking.
  3. Now make 10-12 balls. Preheat the oven at 200 degrees.Place all the balls on a baking dish and bake them for 30-40 minutes.Flip the side half way through, you may have to do it 2-3 times in between to get the even cooking done. If you don't want to bake also deep fry it.
  4. Boil the potatoes remove the skin and keep aside. Roast brinjal and tomatoes on the gas stove on medium flame from both the sides untill it becomes soft.Peel of the burnt skin of the brinjal.Mash boiled potatoes, brinjal along with garlic and tomatoes together.Add finely chopped onion, coriander leaves, grated ginger salt, green chillies and mustard oil.Mix all the ingredients with hands properly.Chokha is ready.

Reviews for Litti Chokha (2)

Bindiya Sharma3 years ago

very well explained!

BetterButter Editorial3 years ago

Hi Bishaka, please mention the ingredients and steps to prepare this dish in separate lines so that it is easy to read and follow. Thanks!

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