Chana Dal Pittha


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Chana dal pittha is a savory steamed pittha recipe with soaked chana dal cooked along with ginger, spice powders and then filled in a wheat flour based soft dough. These chana dal filled pittha are traditionally steamed in hot water but can also be deep fried and served as snack with coriander chutney.

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Chana Dal Pittha recipe - How to make Chana Dal Pittha

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  1. Blend the chana dal in a mixer to a coarse paste.
  2. Add the cumin seeds powder, ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, garam masala and salt and blend again till light and fluffy.
  3. Put large amount of water to boil in a big vessel and add some salt and oil to it.
  4. Divide dough in small portions and roll out each portion ino small thin puris.
  5. Put 1 tbsp full of chana dal on a puri and fold it, sealing the edges completely.
  6. Put them it in the boiling water and cook for 10-15 minutes or till cooked.
  7. Serve hot with coriander- pudina chutney

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This recipe was contributed by si_jaya on 30 Jul 2011

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