Sooji kakara pitha Recipe

Sooji Kakara Pitha is a traditional Odia sweet dish made with semolina, coconut, and jaggery. These deep-fried dumplings are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with a sweet and aromatic filling. It is a popular dessert during festivals and special occasions in Odisha, India. Sooji Kakara Pitha is best enjoyed hot and can be served as a snack or dessert.

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Ingredients for Sooji kakara pitha Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Semolina
  • 1/4 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/4 cup Jaggery, Grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying
  • as required Optional: Cardamom Powder Or Rose Water For Flavoring
  • as needed Optional: Milk

Directions: Sooji Kakara Pitha Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pan, roast semolina until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, heat ghee and add grated coconut. Saute until it turns light brown.
  • STEP 3.Add jaggery to the coconut and mix well until it melts and forms a sticky mixture.
  • STEP 4.Combine the roasted semolina with the coconut-jaggery mixture and mix well.
  • STEP 5.Take small portions of the mixture and shape them into small balls or flat discs.
  • STEP 6.Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the shaped pithas until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 7.Remove from the oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot and enjoy the delicious Sooji Kakara Pitha!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to roast the semolina on low heat to avoid burning.
  • You can add cardamom powder or rose water for additional flavor.
  • If the mixture is too dry, add a little milk to bind it together.
  • To make the pithas healthier, you can also bake them instead of deep-frying.

Storage and Serving

  • Sooji Kakara Pitha is best served hot and fresh.
  • You can store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the pithas in a microwave or oven before serving to regain their crispiness.
Nutrition
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670
calories per serving
28 g Fat12 g Protein88 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Carbs
    88g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    88g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    28g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    35mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    51mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    49mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    153mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • 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