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Nupur of Uk Rasoi challenged the Southern team of  South vs North Challenge an wonderful event by Divya Pramil while Priya akka challenged Northern team with popular Mangalorean snack Goli Baje.

For Litti:

Wheat flour - 1 cup
Ajwain/carom seeds - 1/4 tsp
Ghee - 1/2 tsp
Baking soda - 
1/4 tsp 
Salt to taste
Warm water for kneading

For Stuffing/Pitthi:

Sattu(roasted gram flour) - 
1/4 cup 
Grated ginger - 
Coriander leaves (finely chopped) - few
Green chillies - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Ajwain (carom seeds)-
1/4 tsp 
Pickle (i used mango pickle)- 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste

For Chokha:

Potatoes (boiled & peeled) - 

Garlic cloves - 3
Onion (finely 
chopped ) - 1
Tomato (big) - 1
Green chilly (finely chopped)- 1
Grated ginger- 
1/2 tbsp 
Coriander leaves - few
Salt to taste


For Litti: 

  1. Sieve the wheat flour well.
  2. Add all the ingredients except the ghee .
  3. Knead a stiff and soft dough and keep aside for half an hour.

For Stuffing/Pitthi : 

  1. Mix roasted gram flour, grated ginger, green chillies,coriander leaves,ajwain seeds,oil, mango pickle and salt well and keep aside.
  2. Take medium sized balls of the dough, with a rolling pin roll it , place a tablespoon of stuffing,seal the stuffing with the dough well .
  3. Flatten the dough and repeat the same process for the remaining dough.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200 deg.c, place the balls over a baking pan and bake for 30 minutes, flip the balls in between twice till done.

For Chokha:

  1. Mash the well boiled potatoes and keep aside. 
  2. Roast the garlic and tomato in a pan .Allow them to cool .Peel the skins and mash them with a spoon.
  3. Add the chopped green chillies, grated ginger,coriander leaves, chopped onions, salt, oil .Mix  them well and keep them in a  bowl.
  4. Drop few tsps of ghee over hot Litti and serve with chokha or Break the litti in the centre,pour some ghee and chokha.

Linking it with SNC Challenge


Unknown said…
Yummy recipe want once more to try.super aks
Delicious Shama, beautiful...
nice recipe.. looks good..
Lovely and fabulous Litti choka!
Chitra said…
Looks so nice. must be yummy too
Nava K said…
Choki is something I have never tried and tasted before, yet I am loving the outcome.
Unknown said…
Litti choka looks completely new to me. Thanks for sharing :)
Unknown said…
Litti choka looks completely new to me. Thanks for sharing :)
Unknown said…
That looks so nice... U guys are learning so many new things
Unknown said…
nice dish but this dish is new to me...perfectly made..
nandoos kitchen said…
Beautifully made shama.
Asiya Omar said…
Wow ! Shama ,you are rocking.Looks very delicious.
nice lovely snacks...interesting !
Unknown said…
So very well made and delicious litti and chokha ..

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
Cloves - 10 gms
Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
Cinnamon sticks - few
Staranise - few
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Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 5 gms
Kuskus - 1 tsp


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