Finger Millet MANDA PITHA

  • 6 PeopleServes
  • 10 minPrep Time
  • 30 minCooking
  • easyDifficulty
  • Cuisine : Indian
  • Category : Finger Millet


Step by Step method

  • Preparation:

  • This recipe involves two steps

  • Preparing the Filling:

  • 1.Add grated coconut and jaggery to a pan. Heat on a low flame for 5 minutes while stirring to ensure coconut and jaggery don’t burn.

  • 2.Add green cardamom powder and black pepper powder and mix well.

  • 3.Heat on a low flame for another 2 to 3 minutes and then keep the filling aside to cool.

  • Preparing the Pitha:

  • 1.Mix ragi flour and rice flour in a bowl.

  • 2.In a separate pan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add ghee, salt and ragi mix to the boiling water and cook on a low flame for 3 minutes.

  • 3.Once done, transfer the mixture into a bowl.

  • 4.Add required water to the mix. Grease your palm with oil and knead the mixture till it becomes smooth dough. Divide and roll the dough into small balls

  • 5.Flatten each ball on your palm and place the filling on it.

  • 6.Bring together the edges of the dough to seal in the stuffing, and gently give them a round shape again.

  • 7.Steam them for 10 min.

  • Plate and serve the ragi manda pitha hot.

  • Note: You can replace the rice flour with semolina (suji).