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Tekeli Pitha Savory

Tekeli Pitha Savory
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

30 Mins

Pitha is a Bengali/Assam savory mostly served at breakfast. Tekeli Pitha is made of rice flour, egg, herbs and seasoning.
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  • Rice flour (make the powder with fresh rice by milling) 250 gm
  • Onion 1
  • Green chillies 2
  • Coriander leaves (cleaned and chopped finely) 1 bunch
  • Salt to taste
  • Egg 1

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Cooking Directions

  1. Mix salt in the rice flour.

  2. Add a little water and mix with finger tips to form fine breadcrumbs.

  3. Sieve it. Chop onion, coriander leaves and chillies.

  4. Add to the powder.

  5. Fill water in a small-mouthed brass vessel till half full and let the water boil.

  6. When the water boils, place a thin muslin cloth at the mouth of the vessel.

  7. Dip it in the middle and fill it with the prepared rice powder.

  8. Lightly fold the cloth over the powder.

  9. When it starts steaming remove it from the vessel.

  10. Unfold the cloth and make a slight dent in the powder with a tablespoon.

  11. Break the egg into it, fold the cloth and place on the vessel.

  12. Place over flame till steam-cooked.

  13. Unfold the cloth and turn over the prepared pitha on a dish.

  14. Serve hot with pure ghee.

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