Litti Chokha | How to make Litti Chokha

By Bethica Das  |  3rd Nov 2017  |  
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About Litti Chokha Recipe

This is a traditional and a wholesome dish from the Indian state of Bihar. It can be relished as a snack, breakfast, lunch or dinner. Choice is yours. Basically they are balls of whole wheat dough stuffed with sattu (fried gram flour) and other ingredients. It is relished with potato-eggplant bharta (mash). I like to have mine with green chutney, raita or pickles.

Litti Chokha is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Bihar. Litti Chokha is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Litti Chokha is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 25 minute and it takes 20 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Litti Chokha. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Litti Chokha is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Litti Chokha is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Litti Chokha. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Litti Chokha at your home.

Litti Chokha

Ingredients to make Litti Chokha

  • Litti -
  • 2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp. ajwain
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. oil
  • Stuffing -
  • 3/4 cup fried chana dal flour
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1-2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tsp. red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. pickle masala
  • 2 tbsp. coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. ajwain
  • 1 tsp. kalonji
  • 1 tbsp. mustard oil
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander-cumin powder
  • Chokha -
  • 1 medium eggplant, roasted, skin discarded & mashed
  • 1 potato, boiled & mashed
  • salt to taste

How to make Litti Chokha

  1. Litti - In a bowl, mix together all the mentioned ingredients and knead into a stiff dough with required quantity of water. Cover and keep aside.
  2. Stuffing - In a separate bowl, combine together all the mentioned ingredients and keep aside.
  3. Chokha - In a separate bowl, combine all the mentioned ingredients (except oil to deep fry) and keep aside.
  4. Divide the dough into 8-9 equal portions. Roll out each portion with your fingers into a small poori. Make a hollow and put 1 tbsp. of the stuffing in it.
  5. Bring all the edges together and make a round ball. Flatten it slightly. Fill rest of the dough with the stuffing and keep aside.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and gently slide the Litti into it and fry on a medium flame on all sides till golden in colour.
  7. Drain on a kitchen towel and serve them on a bed of chokha, accompanied with green chilies and sliced onion for a sumptuous meal.

Reviews for Litti Chokha (1)

Kritika Seth2 years ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe in step by step manner.
Bethica Das
2 years ago
Thank u

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