Arisa Pitha (Rice Cake)

Arisa Pitha (Rice Cake)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rice (chaula)
  • 1 cup sugar (chini)
  • 300 gm vegetable oil (rifaain tela)

Preparation:

  1. Soak the rice in water about 2 to 3 hours, after that wash it with water
    and then drain all the water.
  2. Keep the rice in room temperature to dry about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Grind it to make a semi-rough powder.
  4. Heat 1/2 cup of water and add 1 cup of sugar to make the sugar syrup (the
    syrup should be consistent).
  5. Slowly add 2 cups of rice powder to the syrup and stir continuously to
    form a batter.
  6. Take the batter in small portions and flatten the same with the help of
    your palms in the shape of small thick puri.
  7. Heat the oil in a pan, fry the thick puris in oil till they become golden
    brown.
  8. Take them out and serve hot.

Note: The pitha also tastes great when served after
cooling. A hard pitha may also be preserved in room temperature about two weeks.

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