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Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 60

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • For litti dough:- 1 1/2 cup wheat flour

  • 1/4 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp ajwain

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp ghee/clarified butter

  • 1/2 cup water ya as per need

  • For stuffing:- 1 cup sattu/roasted gram flour

  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 medium size onion finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves

  • 1/2 tsp kalonji/onion seeds

  • 1/4 tsp carom seeds

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 stuffed red chilli pickle (any pickle)

  • 2 tbsp mustard oil

  • 1/4 tsp salt ya as per taste

  • 1/2 tsp jeera

  • For Chokha:- 2 medium sized boiled potatoes

  • 1 big rounded brinjal

  • 3 medium sized tomatoes

  • 4-5 garlic cloves peeled

  • 2-4 finely chopped green chillies

  • 1/2 piece of ginger grated

  • 2 medium sized onions chopped

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

  • 2 tsp mustard oil

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Directions

  • 01

    For litti dough:-Firstly in a large big bowl take flour, baking powder, ajwain, salt and ghee.

  • 02

    Crumble and mix well making surw the ghee is combined well.

  • 03

    Now add water as required and knead the dough to smooth and soft. Cover with a wet cloth and keep aside.

  • 04

    For stuffing:- Firstly in a large bowl take sattu flour/gram flour roasted add in all spices and mix well.

  • 05

    Now add grated ginger, green chillies, coriander, lemon juice and mix well.

  • 06

    If it seems too dry add a tsp of oil and few drops of water to it. Texture should be moist and not dry or too wet.

  • 07

    For chokha:- boil the potatoes remove the skin and keep aside.

  • 08

    Roast brinjal and tomatoes and garlic in the oven or on the gas stove on medium flame from both sides until it becomes soft.

  • 09

    Peel of the burnt skin of the brinjal and tomato. Mash boiled potatoes, brinjal along with garlic and tomatoes together.

  • 10

    Add finely chopped onion, corainder leaves, grated ginger, salt, green chillies and mustard oil.

  • 11

    Mix all the ingredients with hands properly. Chokha is ready .

  • 12

    Make litti:- Firstly after the dough has rested for 20 minutes knead slightly.

  • 13

    Pinch a small ball sized dough press the edges and from a cup. place a ball sized dough.

  • 14

    Start pleating the dough making sure the stffing is secured well. Pinch off excess dough and roll well.

  • 15

    Litti is ready for baking.Now make all litti.

  • 16

    Preheated oven at 190 degrees.

  • 17

    Place all balls in a baking dish .

  • 18

    And bake them to for 30-40 minutes as per your oven .

  • 19

    Flip the side half way through you may have to do 2-3 times in between to get the even cooking done

  • 20

    Put chokha in bowl dip hot litti in melted ghee.

  • 21

    And serve with green coriander chutney and ghee.

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