This Makar Sankranti Savour These Delicious Pithes 2022

  • Ayandrali Dutta
  • January 13, 2022

Come Makar Sankranti and most houses in East warm up their kitchen by making beautiful pithes. This winter delight that’s makes in entry in most Bengali and Assamese homes is absolutely rich in flavours and aroma. Made from season fresh rich harvest and stuffed mostly with coconut and nolen gur Pithe is quintessential to Sankrnati. The various types of Pithe that one can gorge on are – Pathishapta, Til Pithe, Nokshi Pithe, Bhaja Pithe, Ghila Pitha, Dudher Pithe, Beni Pithe, Gokul Pithe and the lost is almost endless. Also it’s not just sweet but there are savory versions too. Pithe is nothing short of culinary delight as making them is a craft in itself. 

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Puli Pithe

4.9
19 Ratings
Puli Pithe :

This bite size dessert is one of the most sought after pihte during Makar Sankranti.

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Dal Pithe

4.4
21 Ratings
Dal Pithe :

Made mostly with Moong dal this is also eaten as a snack.

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Coconut Stuffed Sweet Potato Pithe

4.9
22 Ratings
Coconut Stuffed Sweet Potato Pithe :

Stuffed with freshly grounded coconut and new jaggery from the season this one is gluten free as it's made of Sweet Potato

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Ranga Aloor Pithe Or Sweet Potato Dumpling

4.7
20 Ratings
Ranga Aloor Pithe Or Sweet Potato Dumpling :

These sweet potato dumplings stuffed with coconut sweetened with jaggery and then deep fried is a great nibble.

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Deep pithe (bengali boiled pithe)

4.4
29 Ratings
Deep pithe (bengali boiled pithe) :

Shaped like diya or deep these Pithe's are speciality from Jharkhand

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Chooshi pithe'r payesh-traditional bengali kheer

4.2
26 Ratings
Chooshi pithe'r payesh-traditional bengali kheer :

This traditional dessert from Bengal is most in Payesh consistency and also sees the use of nolen gur.

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