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Mera Pitha From Assam

Mera Pitha From Assam

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 60

Ingredients

Serves 10

  • 2 cups rice flour

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • 2 1/2 cup boiling water

Directions

  • 01

    Take a heavy bottomed pan and dry roast rice flour for about 6-8 minutes in medium heat.

  • 02

    Don't over roast . Roast until a roasting flavor emits from the rice.

  • 03

    Transfer in a mixing bowl.

  • 04

    Boil 3 cups water.

  • 05

    Mix salt with the roasted flour

  • 06

    Now add boiling water in the flour gradually and mix with a spatula.

  • 07

    Mix enough boiling water to form medium soft dough

  • 08

    Knead the dough with hand to make it smooth.

  • 09

    Cover and keep the dough for 15 minutes.

  • 10

    After resting take a big lime size portion of the dough.

  • 11

    With the help of your palm make a diamond shape as shown in the picture. This is the traditional shape of this mera pitha.

  • 12

    Like this make all the pithas.

  • 13

    Put sufficient water in a steamer to boil.

  • 14

    Transfer the pithas to the steamer container.

  • 15

    Steam them for about 20 minutes or till they become completely firm in shape.

  • 16

    Take out from steamed and rinse them in cold water.

  • 17

    Mera pitha are done now.

  • 18

    Serve them with any kind of gravy dish or even with rabdi or cream

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