Little Millet ENDURI PITHA

  • 6 PeopleServes
  • 8 hrsPrep Time
  • 25 minCooking
  • easyDifficulty
  • Cuisine : Indian
  • Category : Little Millet


Step by Step method

  • Preparation:

  • This recipe involves two steps

  • 1.Wash and soak little millet rice and black gram in separate bowls for 4 hours.

  • 2.After soaking, grind black gram and little millet rice into smooth batter separately.

  • 3.Mix both batters and add salt and baking soda.

  • 4.Leave the batter to ferment for about 4 hours.

  • Preparing the Filling:

  • 1.Add freshly grated coconut and jaggery to a medium sized pan.

  • 2.Stir fry on a low flame for 4 to 5 minutes till it becomes a little dry

  • 3.Add green cardamom powder and black pepper powder and continue to stir fry on a low flame for 2 minutes.

  • 4.Keep this mix aside and let it cool.

  • Preparing the Pitha:

  • 1.Take one whole medium-sized green turmeric leaf.

  • 2.Put a little batter on the leaf and spread it as a thick layer.

  • 3.Then put the desired amount of stuffing on the batter and fold the turmeric leaf lengthwise so that the stuffing is sealed within the batter.

  • 4.Tie a thread around the folded leaf and ensure that the batter does not leak out.

  • 5.Steam the pithas for at least 20 to 25 minutes on a medium flame.

  • 6.Little Millet Enduri Pitha is ready to be served hot!