Sama poda pitha Recipe

Sama Poda Pitha is a traditional Odia dish made with barnyard millet, jaggery, and coconut. It is a steamed cake that is soft, moist, and mildly sweet. This gluten-free and vegan dessert is popular during festivals and special occasions in Odisha. The combination of nutty millet, sweet jaggery, and aromatic coconut makes it a delightful treat for all.

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Ingredients for Sama poda pitha Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Barnyard Millet
  • 1/4 cup Grated Jaggery
  • 1/4 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • pinch Pinch Of Salt
  • as needed Chopped Nuts For Garnishing

Directions: Sama Poda Pitha Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the barnyard millet for 4-5 hours.
  • STEP 2.Drain the water and grind the millet into a coarse paste.
  • STEP 3.In a mixing bowl, combine the millet paste, grated jaggery, grated coconut, and cardamom powder.
  • STEP 4.Mix well to form a thick batter.
  • STEP 5.Grease a steamer plate with oil and pour the batter into it.
  • STEP 6.Steam for 20-25 minutes or until the pitha is cooked and firm.
  • STEP 7.Allow it to cool down before cutting into pieces.
  • STEP 8.Serve the Sama Poda Pitha as a dessert or snack.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the millet for a few hours to soften it.
  • You can adjust the sweetness by adding more or less jaggery according to your taste.
  • Add a pinch of salt to enhance the flavors of the pitha.
  • You can garnish the pitha with chopped nuts for added crunchiness.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the leftover pitha in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • It stays fresh for 2-3 days.
  • You can reheat the pitha in a steamer or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
414
calories per serving
22 g Fat7 g Protein46 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    46g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    46g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    22g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    158mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    12mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    31mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    49mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    170mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
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