Thursday, 14 August 2014

PITHA

This is a traditional bihari and bengali dish. It can be made of rice flour or wheat flour. Here we made wheat flour pitha.
Prep Time      :15mins
Cooking Time  :15mints

INGREDIENTS
Wheat flour          -2 cup
Chana dal             -2 cup
Ginger                 - 1inch stick
Cumin seeds         -a pinch
Ajwain                 -a pinch
Mangrail               -a pinch
Chopped coriander leaves  -1tbsp
Chopped green chillies      -2
Salt                                -to taste

METHOD
    Soak chana dal for 4-5 hours.Then drain chana dal and add ginger and grind it.No need to add water while grinding. Very smooth paste is ready. Mix cumin seeds, coriander leaves, green chillies and salt.
    Take wheat flour. Mix salt, ajwain, mangrail and make a smooth dough with the help of water.Divide the dough into equal size balls.Flatten the balls into thick round  puri.

     Stuff the dal filling in round shape puri and fold it
Steam it for ten mins