Chitau pitha/appam Recipe

Chitau pitha, also known as appam, is a traditional Odia pancake made from fermented rice batter. It is a popular breakfast dish in the eastern region of India. The pancake has a soft and spongy texture with a slightly tangy flavor. It is usually served with a variety of accompaniments such as jaggery syrup, coconut chutney, or dalma. Chitau pitha is easy to make and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

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Ingredients for Chitau pitha/appam Recipe

  • 0.40 cup Rice
  • as per your need Water For Soaking
  • pinch Pinch Of Salt
  • as needed Jaggery Syrup, Coconut Chutney, Or Dalma For Serving
  • as per your need Optional: Grated Coconut Or Cardamom Powder For Flavoring

Directions: Chitau Pitha/appam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak rice in water for 4-5 hours and then grind it into a smooth batter.
  • STEP 2.Add a pinch of salt and let the batter ferment overnight.
  • STEP 3.Heat a non-stick pan and pour a ladleful of batter to form a round pancake.
  • STEP 4.Cook on low heat until the edges turn golden brown and the center is cooked.
  • STEP 5.Flip the pancake and cook for another minute.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with jaggery syrup, coconut chutney, or dalma.
  • STEP 7.Store any leftover batter in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the batter is of pouring consistency, similar to dosa batter.
  • You can add a pinch of baking soda to the batter for extra fluffiness.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can add grated coconut or cardamom powder to the batter.

Storage and Serving

  • Chitau pitha is best served hot and fresh.
  • You can store any leftover batter in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the pancake in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
416
calories per serving
5 g Fat9 g Protein82 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    82g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    82g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    77mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    4mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    4mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    70mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    196mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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