Poda Pitha

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Total Time:
4 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 500 g - black gram dal (urad dal).
  • 500 g - rice.
  • 1 - coconut (whole).
  • 500 g - guda (jaggery) / sugar.
  • 2 inches (15 g) - ginger.
  • 1 tsp - black pepper powder.
  • 2 tsp - ghee.
  • 2 tsp - salt.

How to Make Poda Pitha

  • Soak black gram dal and rice for about six hours. Wash the dal and rice, and grind it. The paste should be fine and thick.
  • Add salt and mix well. Keep paste aside for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Grate the coconut.
  • Cut ginger into very small pieces.
  • Then mix coconut, jaggery/sugar, ginger and black pepper powder and mix well.
  • Pre-heat oven for 10 mins and grease it with ghee.
  • Pour the paste into the tray and keep it in the oven.
  • Cook on high for 30 mins.
  • Reduce to medium for 30 mins.
  • A needle inserted should come out clean. When its colour is golden brown, the poda pitha is ready to eat.
  • Remove from the oven and allow it to cool.
  • Cut into small pieces and serve with chutney, preferably with coconut chutney.