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Its a traditional dish of Bihar. Its basically an evening snack served with chokha made out of potato,brinjal and tomato.
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Makes 6 to 7 pieces
- Sieve the flour and add salt,ajwain,kalonji,refined oil
- Knead the dough properly with water and make a stiff dough.
- Cover with a wet cloth and keep aside.
- Take sattu or roasted gram flour in a bowl.
- Add all the ingredients and mix well. In case the stuffing is bit dry, you can add little water.
- Make sure the stuffing is not too dry and not to soft.
- Take the dough.
- Make 6-7 medium equal sized balls.
- Take each ball and flatten the ball a bit with your palm and make depression.
- Fill a portion of the stuffing and close the balls by lifting the sides by hand and flatten the litti a bit by pressing your palm.
- Keep it aside.
- Heat oil in a non-stick kadhai.
- Fry the litti till golden brown*
- Boil the tomatoes and keep aside.
- Half-cut the brinjal and roast on the fire from both the sides untill it becomes soft.
- Take a bowl of cold water and put the roasted brinjal in it.
- Peel of the burnt skin of the brinjal.
- Mash boiled potatoes,brinjal and tomatoes together.
- Add finely chopped onion,coriander leaves,salt,green chillies and oil.
- Add all the ingredients.
- Chokha is ready
- Cut the litti in equal halves and put 1 tsp hot ghee in between
- Serve hot with chokha.
This recipe was contributed by Foodie #497919 on 28 Oct 2010
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