Gainttha Pitha – Typical Odia Festival time food – One of recipe of 56 bhoga – Chhapan Bhoga recipe of Lord Jagannath

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Gainttha Pitha – Typical Odia Festival time food – One of recipe of 56 bhoga – Chhapan Bhoga recipe of Lord Jagannath – Prepared by Adyasha Padhi

Gainttha Pitha - Typical Odia Festival time food - One of recipe of 56 bhoga - Chhapan Bhoga recipe of Lord Jagannath

Ingredients for Gainttha Pitha :-

  • Roasted Rice flour-200gm
  • Salt- one pinch
  • Freshly Grated Coconut – 2 nos
  • Sugar- to taste Cardamom, Cumin and Dry ginger -1 tsp(powdered together)

How to prepare Gainttha Pitha in Odia style – Odia Gainttha Pitha Recipe :

  • Mix roasted rice flour and salt,add enough boiling water to this and make a smooth and soft dough using a spoon to blend everything well.
  • When it is warm enough to touch knead well and make tiny balls and keep aside.
  • Separate thick and thin milk from grated coconut and keep aside thick milk.
  • Boil thin milk in a pan(you can also add little fresh milk to enhance the taste).
  • Add the shaped balls to the boiling milk one by one and let it simmer.
  • Add sugar to taste and mix well.
  • Lower the heat and cook till gravy thickens; about 10-15 minutes.
  • Add thick coconut milk and ground spices and turn off the heat when the gravy is thick.
  • Serve hot.

Note: Instead of grated coconut I used coconut milk powder to make coconut milk (Mix 6 or 7 tbsp coconut milk powder in 500 ml water and boil).


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