Aanguli pitha

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Aanguli pitha


  • Rice powder: 150 gms
  • Salt: to taste
  • Peanut oil: 1 tbsp
  • Crushed black pepper: ½ level tsp
  • Nigella: ½ tsp
  • Luke warm water: to make the dough
  • Peanut oil: 3 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds: a pinch
  • Dry chillies: 2
  • Sliced onion: 1 medium sized
  • Sliced capsicum: ½ medium sized
  • Carrot pieces: 1 medium sized
  • Sliced tomatoes: 1 medium sized
  • Green chillies: 4
  • Salt: to taste
  • Sugar: 1 level tsp
  • Turmeric powder: a pinch


    • Take the rice powder, salt, peanut oil, crushed black pepper and nigella in a large bowl and mix well with your fingers.
    • Add water and make a smooth dough.
    • Divide it into about 40 small balls.
    • Make thin and long smooth rolls.
    • Steam cook the pithas for about 10-15 minutes.
    • Immediately dip the hot pithas in cold water for 3-4 minutes and drain.
    • In a heavy karai heat the oil.
    • Temper with cumin seeds and dry chillies.
    • Add the onion pieces and fry upon medium heat for about 10 seconds.
    • Sprinkle turmeric powder and stir.
    • Add the pithas, carrot pieces and half of the tomato pieces. Stir.
    • Add the capsicum pieces and stir for another 10 seconds.
    • Sprinkle salt to taste and sugar and stir .
    • After about a minute add the green chillies and the remaining tomato pieces.
    • When done switch off the gas.
    • Garnish according to your choice and serve anguli pitha as a tea time snack

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