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[box_info]Aarisha Pitthaa – The authentic Odia Food – Odia pitha by Adyasha Padhi [/box_info]

Ingredients:

  • PURE DESI GHEE /REFINE OIL- 500 ML
  • SUGAR/JAGGERY – 250 GRM
  • WHITE RICE (ARUA CHAULLA)- 500 GRM

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Procedure:Hoe to prepar arisha pitha in Odia Style

  • 1)Wash thoroughly & Soak the rice in water for about 4-5 hours
  • 2)Drain the water & spread the rice on a cloth evenly.
  • 3)Keep the rice to under fan to dry for about 20-30 minutes.
  • 4)Grind it in a mixer (preferabely dhinchik[hemadasta])to make a semi-rough powder.
  • 5)Heat ½ cup of water and add 1 cup sugar/jaggery.Go on stirring on medium flame, till the jaggerry/sugar melts & form syrup.The syrup should be a bit consistent.
  • 6)Slowly add rice powder to the syrup and stir continuously to form a batter.
  • 7)Take down from flame n let it cool naturally.
  • 8)Take the batter in small portions and make small balls and then flatten it with your palms in the shape of round biscuits.
  • 9)Heat the whole oil/ghee in a pan.Fry these in oil till they become golden brown.Take them out and serve.

**Note –
Using of jaggery makes the pittha best in taste.
If u are using sugar then make pittha balls from hot batter.Cooling will make batter stiff.

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