Sooji Kakara Pitha | How to make Sooji Kakara Pitha

By Alka Jena  |  28th Apr 2016  |  
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About Sooji Kakara Pitha Recipe

Sooji Kakara Pitha is a traditional Odia sweet. In Odisha, Pithas are a special delicacies routinely prepared and served in all odia homes during festivals and even regularly.

Sooji Kakara Pitha is delicious and authentic dish. Sooji Kakara Pitha by Alka Jena is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Sooji Kakara Pitha is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 30 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Sooji Kakara Pitha 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 Sooji Kakara Pitha . Sooji Kakara Pitha is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Sooji Kakara Pitha is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Sooji Kakara Pitha at your home.

Sooji Kakara Pitha

Ingredients to make Sooji Kakara Pitha

  • semolina or Sooji - 2 cups
  • water - 4 cups
  • salt as per taste
  • sugar - 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Green Cardamon - 5 nos
  • Grated coconut -1 cup
  • Whole black pepper - 10
  • oil for frying

How to make Sooji Kakara Pitha

  1. For the dough:
  2. Take 4 cups of water in a deep vessel and bring it to a rolling boil. Add sugar (1/2 cup) and salt to the water and stir well till they dissolve completely.
  3. Slowly add semolina. Stir it continuously till the water gets absorbed. Make sure there are no lumps formed. Spread it on a plate.
  4. When the semolina mixture cools down make a soft dough using very little oil and water. Pinch out small balls. Roll between your palm to make smooth balls. Keep aside.
  5. For the stuffing:
  6. Combine the grated coconut and sugar in a heavy bottomed pan. Allow the sugar to melt and cook on a medium flame. Stir continuously until it becomes a little golden brown in colour.
  7. Now add the cardamom powder, crushed pepper powder and mix it well. Remove from the heat and let it cool.
  8. How to do the stuffing:
  9. Grease your hands with some oil. Take a ball and make a deep depression in between using your fingers. Put a little of the stuffing and close the ball. Make it a bit flat. Repeat the process for rest of the balls and keep aside.
  10. To Fry:
  11. Heat some oil in a kadhai. When hot, drop these stuffed balls one by one. Make sure the oil is not too hot before frying. Fry till they turn golden brown.
  12. Remove on a kitchen towel and serve it hot.

Reviews for Sooji Kakara Pitha (1)

Minakhi Beheraa year ago

My all time favourite pithha.

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