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moong dal pitha recipe
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moong dal pitha recipe | mug daler bhaja pithe | bengali muger puli

easy moong dal pitha recipe | mug daler bhaja pithe | bengali muger puli
Course sweet
Cuisine bengali
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Soaking Time 2 hours
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pitta:

for sugar syrup:

  • cup sugar
  • cup water
  • ¼ tsp saffron
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker take 1 tsp ghee and roast ½ cup moong dal.
  • now add 1 cup water and 1 cup milk.
  • pressure cook for 4 whistles on medium flame.
  • whisk the dal smooth.
  • add ½ cup water and stir well to form a smooth consistency.
  • now add 1 cup rice flour and stir well.
  • keep stirring until the mixture starts to separate from pan.
  • add 1 tsp ghee and continue to mix.mix until a non-sticky dough is formed separating the pan easily.
  • pinch a small ball sized dough and shape it.
  • deep fry until it turns golden brown.
  • drop them into warm sugar syrup and rest for 2 hours before serving moong dal pitha.