Mera Pitha From Assam

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Mera Pitha From Assam


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 10
  • 2 cups rice flour

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • 2 1/2 cup boiling water


  • Take a heavy bottomed pan and dry roast rice flour for about 6-8 minutes in medium heat.
  • Don't over roast . Roast until a roasting flavor emits from the rice.
  • Transfer in a mixing bowl.
  • Boil 3 cups water.
  • Mix salt with the roasted flour
  • Now add boiling water in the flour gradually and mix with a spatula.
  • Mix enough boiling water to form medium soft dough
  • Knead the dough with hand to make it smooth.
  • Cover and keep the dough for 15 minutes.
  • After resting take a big lime size portion of the dough.
  • With the help of your palm make a diamond shape as shown in the picture. This is the traditional shape of this mera pitha.
  • Like this make all the pithas.
  • Put sufficient water in a steamer to boil.
  • Transfer the pithas to the steamer container.
  • Steam them for about 20 minutes or till they become completely firm in shape.
  • Take out from steamed and rinse them in cold water.
  • Mera pitha are done now.
  • Serve them with any kind of gravy dish or even with rabdi or cream