India is a land of versatility, both in terms of food and culture. You will find an extensive variety of food across the country – each with its own unique flavour, aroma and character. Explore any region in India it comes along with some amazing dishes that often helps you to understand the character of the region. Take Bihari cuisine for instance. Much like the tone of the region, food here also has an earthy tone that tugs at heartstrings. And when we say Bihari cuisine, the first food that comes to our mind is litti chokha. Let’s agree- litti chokha defines the food culture of Bihar. In fact, litti chokha takes the cuisine to global platform of gastronomy. And if you ask us, we just love the rustic taste of sattu-atta balls grilled to perfection and aloo-baingan chokha on the sides.
Considering this, we bring you the classic Bihari litti chokha recipe that you can easily make at home. Sounds perfect, isn’t it? So what are you waiting for? Put on your chef’s hat and get going.
How To Make Litti Chokha | Bihari Litti Chokha Recipe:
Step 1. Take boiled potatoes in a bowl and mash them.
Step 2. Add chopped coriander leaves, green chillies, salt, mustard oil, whole red chilli and salt to it. Keep aside.
Step 3. Take roasted bsan in a bowl.
Step 3. Add onion, kalonji, ajwain, mustard oil, amchoor powder, salt and mix well.
Step 4. Add some salt and mix. Keep aside.
Step 5. Take atta, salt and oil in a bowl and mix.
Step 6. Gradually add water and mix. Make a dough and rest for 30 mins.
Step 7. Make small dough, make hollow in the centre and add the mix.
Step 8. Make round balls and roast in oil till both sides turn brown.
That’s it. Serve it hot with aloo chokha by the side. You can also have some yummy tomato chokha along. Click here for the recipe.
Prepare this wholesome dish today and indulge.
About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call herself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a good movie can make her day.