Chitau Pitha
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Author asini85 Yield No Value
Published Aug 23, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Rice Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Chitau Pitha

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cardamom 6 Numbers
Ghee 8 Teaspoons
Sugar 1 Cup
Milk 1 Cup
Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Coconut 1 Numbers
Rice 500 Grams
Salt To Taste


Soak the rice in water for about 2 to 3 hours. Grate the coconut. Grind the cardamom. Wash the rice properly and then add milk and coconut to it. Grind the mixture of rice , milk and grated coconut to form a batter. Add sugar, baking powder, cardamom powder and salt to it and thoroughly whip the same. Then keep the batter aside for 2 hours.  Pre-heat the frying pan with ½ tea-spoon ghee. After the pan is heated put 2 table-spoon of batter and spread to give it the shape of a pancake. Cover the lead. Put the pan on low flame for about 2 minutes. Thereafter open the lid and take out delicious Chitau Pitha. This way you may prepare the pithas one after another, and serve hot immediately after preparing the same.


Posted Aug 23, 2007

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somalin Oct 8, 2008
Hi thx for posting Chitau pitha recipe.i prepared it and it became hard.can you please tell me what went wrong?

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