Chakuli Pitha is an Oriya flat, rice-based fried cake traditionally made in the state of Orissa.
Chakuli pitha is mainly prepared during the as an offering to Goddess Durga.
There are mainly 2 versions of this dish
Saru Chakuli : This is thin pancake-like Dosa.
Budha Chakuli : This is a thick pitha/cake made of black gram dal and rice batter mix with jaggery, cottage cheese/paneer (chhena) and grated coconut. It is a very well known recipe of Orissa.
- Black gram Dal: 1 cup
- Rice: 1 cup
Soak the skinless black gram dal and rice in water for two hours.
Make a fine paste of the black gram dal and rice.
Add salt and required water to make a semi liquid batter.
Keep it covered for 20 mins.
Heat tawa (non stick will be better) on a medium flame.
Spread a little oil on the tawa.
Take the batter in a tablespoon and spread it on the tawa like a dosa.
Turn the pitha upside down after 1 min.
When looks cooked remove it from tawa. Serve hot with ghee and sugar, dalma.
I hope you try and enjoy this delicious and easy recipe.
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