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Monda Pitha

Monda Pitha
Monda Pitha
  • Prep time
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  • Serves10 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Brunch , Lunch , Dinner
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About this Recipe

Pitha is very common in Odisha and there are many varieties to it like "Podo Pitha" ,"Kakara Pitha" ,"Monda Pitha" ,"Chakuli Pitha" ...a must to be done with a festive mood in every family. Monda Pitha can be made with sweet filling or savory filling (spicy potato ).

Ingredients & Quantity
  • 1 cup Coconut grated
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery powder
  • 1/2 cup Roasted peanut
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 2 cup Rice Flour
  • 1 cup Water
How to cook?
  1. Boil 2 cup water in a heavy bottomed pan.Take 2 tbs water in a bowl,add 1 tsp rice powder to it and make a thick solution. Add this solution to boiling water.Let the water come to boiling point.
  2. Then add salt,remaining rice flour at once and stir it continuously at medium flame for 3-4 min. Switch off the flame and cover the pan with a lid.Let it sit for 10 minute.Once cooled,Start kneading the mixture to form a dough.It should be soft .
  3. Make small balls like chapati ball.Take a ball and press with your finger tip at center and make a hole into it to pour the filling. Stuff the balls with prepared coconut mixture .Close it properly with wet fingers and give shape as you like.
  4. How to do.. Normally a round ball shape is given.After that cook those balls in a steamer for 15-20 minute .Cool it and enjoy them as it is.
  5. Monda Pitha
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