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Arisa Pitha

Sarada Shreya
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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It is an authentic traditional sweet of Odisha, all Odiyas make this sweet almost on every occasion, this sweet is prepared in the wedding ceremonies.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Orissa
  • Frying
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. Rice flour 500 gm
  2. Jaggery 350 gm
  3. Poppy seeds 1 cup
  4. Cardamom powder 1 tsp
  5. Crushed Black pepper 1 tsp
  6. Oil for deep frying
  7. Ghee 1/2 cup
  8. 1 Cup water


  1. Turn on the stove on medium flame and in a vessel mix water and jaggery ànd bring it to a boil till the jaggery is completely dissolved
  2. Then add rice flour slowly and stirring continuously with out forming any lumps
  3. Add half cup ghee cardamom powder, crushed black peppr to it and mix it properly
  4. Now when the flour starts to thicken, and the ghee is soaked up turn off the flame
  5. Transfer it into other bowl and let it cool down to the temperature of luke warm
  6. Heat oil in a karahi for deep fry on a medium flame
  7. Once oil is heated, reduce the flame, grease a banana leaf or a poly bag with a little oil
  8. Take a golf ball sized dough and press into a disc of 0.5 cm thickness , make all the arisa, sprinkle some poppy seed on arisa and press lightly
  9. Fry all arisa in the oil till golden colour
  10. Drain them on a paper towel .
  11. Eat hot or at room temperature, it can also be stored for a month.

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Shashi Bhargava
Shashi Bhargava   Mar-22-2017

too good!

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