Raja special Poda Pitha Recipe


Poda Pitha is the favourite and holds a special place in every Odia’s heart. It is said Raja Festival is colourless and tasteless without Poda Pitha . The cuisine is also the favourite dish of Lord Jagannath “The God of the Universe”.So here comes the recipe of the favourite and unqiue dish . Check it out , try @ Home and share your experience with us .

Ingredients :

  • Rice (Chawal)- 500 grams
  • Black gram (Biri)- 500 grams
  • Jaggery/ Sugar – 500 grams
  • Green Cardamom (powder)- 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Coconut – 1

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Method :

  • Soak rice and biri for 5 hours and then grind to a fine paste.
  • Add salt to the dough and let it stand overnight.
  • Break coconut into 2 halves. Grate one half and cut the other half into small pieces.
  • Add all the coconuts, jaggery, cardamom powder to the dough.
  • Mix well.
  • Pour the dough to a baking dish smeared with little oil.
  • Heat the oven at 300 degrees farenheit. Put the baking dish in the oven and bake for 45 mins.
  • To check for pitha readiness, insert toothpick or fork. If the dough does not stick, its ready.
  • Allow the pitha to cool before cutting into pieces.



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