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Pitha arisa Recipe

Pitha arisa is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - semolina
  • 1/2 kg - Jaggery
  • 4 pieces - Cinnamon (powdered)
  • 200 gms - vegetable oil or Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • Sugar - As per taste
  • Salt - As per taste
  • How to Make Pitha arisa:

    1. Boil 2 litres of water in a wide mouth pan.
    2. Add sugar, salt, cinnamon powder and 1 tbsp ghee.
    3. Pour semolina slowly and stir continuously, cover the pan and reduce the flame.
    4. Cook till it absorbs the water completely. Let it cool.
    5. Knead it properly to make a smooth dough.
    6. Heat a pan, add coconut and sugar.
    7. Fry till the coconut turns golden brown.
    8. Make small balls from the semolina dough. Roll it and stuff it with the fried coconut.
    9. Deep fry till golden brown.


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