Bihari Dal Pitha Recipe

Bihari Dal Pitha is prepared using fresh rice flour and spicy masala lentil filling.

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Ingredients for Bihari Dal Pitha Recipe

  • As required Ingredients for making Rice Dough
  • 1 cup Rice , soaked for 4 hours or 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 2 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • As required Water , to cook
  • As required Ingredients for Dal Stuffing
  • 3/4 cup Chana dal , soaked for 3 hours
  • 2 Green Chillies , chopped
  • 1 inch inger , peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain
  • As required Salt
  • As required Coriander Leaves , finely chopped for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil , for greasing
  • As required Equipments
  • 1 Mixer Grinder
  • 2 Steamer
  • As required ainless St

Directions: Bihari Dal Pitha Recipe

  • STEP 1.To prepare the Bihari dal pitha recipe (traditional Bihari delicacy), first gather all the ingredients.
  • STEP 2.Grind the soaked rice to a smooth paste using water (approximately 1/2 cup)
  • STEP 3.Dilute the ground batter by adding water (approximately 1.5 - 2 cups) to get a thin batter consistency.
  • STEP 4.Add salt and oil to the batter and mix well.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the batter to a heavy bottom kadai or vessel and start cooking over low heat.
  • STEP 6.Keep stirring the batter to prevent lumps and cook the rice flour batter till it turns into a soft dough. It might look as if the dough is turning lumpy and sticking to the ladle, but keep stirring till the entire batter cooks. This step will take at least 12 -15 minutes over low flame.
  • STEP 7.Drain the excess water from soaked dal and grind dal along with green chillies, ginger, garlic, salt, carom seeds cumin seeds and pepper corns to make a coarse paste.
  • STEP 8.Heat a kadai/wok over low flame, with a teaspoon of oil and add the ground paste.
  • STEP 9.Keep stirring till the dal cooks well and they get a powdered/crumbly texture.
  • STEP 10.This step will approximately take 7-10 minutes.
  • STEP 11.Switch off and add the chopped cilantro leaves. Your stuffing for bihari dal pitha is now ready.
  • STEP 12.Instruction to shape pithas
  • STEP 13.Grease a steamer vessel with oil. Grease your hands with oil and take lemon size portions of the rice dough and using your hand shape them into balls. Work when the rice dough is still warm for better result. Keep the rice dough covered with a damp cloth or a lid to keep it moist while you are making balls.
  • STEP 14.Taking one ball at a time, pinch the corners and shape the balls to make a cup and spoon the dal stuffing.
  • STEP 15.You can also use gujiya mould to shape the pithas. Also can shape the pithas like dimsums/wontons /kozhukattai/modak .
  • STEP 16.Seal gently by pinching the ends using greased fingers.
  • STEP 17.Repeat the same for the entire batch.
  • STEP 18.Place the pithas in the greased steamer and steam them for 8-10 minutes. You can also cook the pitha by dunking them in boiling hot water. Cook till they rise up to the surface, drain and serve. Make sure to seal the pithas properly to avoid leakage.
  • STEP 19.Your delicious, healthy bihar dal pitha recipe (traditional bihari delicacy) is ready to be served hot along with your choice of chutneys or sauces to make a spicy filling tea time snack.
  • STEP 20.Drain the excess water from soaked dal and grind dal along with green chillies, ginger, garlic, salt, carom seeds cumin seeds and pepper corns to make a coarse paste.
  • STEP 21.Heat a kadai/wok over low flame, with a teaspoon of oil and add the ground paste.
  • STEP 22.Keep stirring till the dal cooks well and they get a powdered/crumbly texture. This step will approximately take 7-10 minutes.
  • STEP 23.switch off and add the chopped cilantro leaves. Your stuffing for Bihari dal pitha is now ready.
  • STEP 24.Instruction to shape pithas
  • STEP 25.Grease a steamer vessel with oil. Grease your hands with oil and take lemon size portions of the rice dough and using your hand shape them into balls. Work when the rice dough is still warm for better result. Keep the rice dough covered with a damp cloth or a lid to keep it moist while you are making balls.
  • STEP 26.Taking one ball at a time, pinch the corners and shape the balls to make a cup and spoon the dal stuffing. You can also use gujiya mould to shape the pithas. Also can shape the pithas like dimsums/wontons /kozhukattai/modak .
  • STEP 27.Seal gently by pinching the ends using greased fingers.
  • STEP 28.Repeat the same for the entire batch.
  • STEP 29.Place the pithas in the greased steamer and steam them for 8-10 minutes.
  • STEP 30.You can also cook the pitha by dunking them in boiling hot water. Cook till they rise up to the surface, drain and serve. Make sure to seal the pithas properly to avoid leakage.
  • STEP 31.Your delicious, healthy bihar dal pitha recipe (traditional bihari delicacy) is ready to be served hot along with your choice of chutneys or sauces to make a yummy spicy filling tea-time snack.
Nutrition
value
1318
calories per serving
19 g Fat51 g Protein229 g Carbs33 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    19g
  • Protein
    51g
  • Carbs
    229g
  • Fiber
    33g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    229g
  • Protein
    51g
  • Fiber
    33g

Fats

  • Fat
    19g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    197mg
  • Iron
    20mg
  • Vitamin A
    265mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    287mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    401mg
  • Manganese
    10mg
  • Phosphorus
    906mg
  • Selenium
    77mcg
  • Zinc
    9mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp