Tel pitha or ghila pitha or bor pitha Recipe

Tel Pitha, also known as Ghila Pitha or Bor Pitha, is a traditional Assamese sweet dish made during festivals and special occasions. It is a deep-fried rice flour dumpling filled with a sweet coconut and jaggery mixture. The outer layer is crispy and golden, while the filling is soft and sweet. Tel Pitha is a delightful treat that can be enjoyed as a snack or dessert.

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Ingredients for Tel pitha or ghila pitha or bor pitha Recipe

  • 1/5 cup Rice Flour
  • 1/10 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/10 cup Jaggery
  • 1/20 teaspoon Salt
  • as needed Water
  • as required Oil

Directions: Tel Pitha Or Ghila Pitha Or Bor Pitha Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix rice flour, salt, and water to make a smooth batter.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a deep pan and pour a ladleful of batter to make a round shape.
  • STEP 3.Place a spoonful of sweet coconut and jaggery filling in the center and fold the edges to seal.
  • STEP 4.Deep fry the pithas until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Remove from oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot or at room temperature as a snack or dessert.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the batter is of pouring consistency, neither too thick nor too thin.
  • Ensure the oil is hot enough before frying the pithas to get a crispy texture.
  • You can add cardamom powder or grated coconut to the filling for extra flavor.
  • If the edges of the pithas are not sealing properly, dip your fingers in water and press them gently.

Storage and Serving

  • Tel Pitha is best served fresh and hot.
  • If you have leftovers, store them 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.
  • Serve Tel Pitha as a snack with tea or as a dessert after a meal.
Nutrition
value
805
calories per serving
21 g Fat15 g Protein135 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    135g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    135g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    54mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    3mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    32mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    102mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    256mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
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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