Suji Manda Pitha

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Suji Manda Pitha


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cup semolina

  • 3/4 cup sugar (for dough)

  • 2 cup water

  • 1/2tbsp salt

  • 1 tbsp ghee

  • 1 coconut grated

  • 1/2cup sugar (for stuffing)

  • 1/2 tbsp cardamom powder

  • 2cup refined oil for dip frying


  • Grate the coconut and roast it in a pan by adding sugar and cardamom till it becomes slight brownish red.
  • Keep the coconut stuffing aside.
  • In the same pan put water.
  • Add ghee ,sugar and salt to it.
  • When it starts boiling add semolina to it by continuous stirring to it in low flame. Then the dough is ready and keep aside.
  • After slightly cooling down knead it gently by greasing your hand with oil.
  • Then make small balls to it.
  • Make a bowl shape of each ball and add the stuffing to it and close it.
  • Follow this process for rest of the balls.
  • Then dip fry in oil till golden brown.
  • Manda pithas are now ready . You can serve hot the pithas or keep it in an airtight container for 2days.