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Puli Pithe March 23, 2011

Filed under: Bengali Sweets — recipesfrombengal @ 8:36 am



1 coconut.
1 cup sugar.

2 cup Rice flour
2 tblsp.plain flour(Maida)

10 gms raisins

10 gms cashewnut
1 tsp. cardamom powder
250 gms sugar for syrup,
500 ml water for syrup


1 Grate coconut and mix with sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and keep it aside.

2.Heat a Pan and add Rice flour.Stirr for about 5 minutes. Take it out in an bowl and add plain flour to that. Now add Hot water and knead well to make a dough.
3. Make small balls from the dough, spread each ball with hand and stuff the coconut sugar mixture into it. Fold it and seal the edges so that filling doesn’t come out to get the shape
of ‘Puli’ .

4 As per choice you can either st

eam or fry the pithe.
5 To make the syrup
Heat the sugar and water in a pan. Simmer until syrup is of a medium thick consistency. Remove from fire and cool. Syrup should be of soft ball consistency.
6 Immerse the pithe in this syrup and serve hot.


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