Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha - Bihari Style
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Litti Chokha

Difficulty: Advanced Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 1 hr Servings: 4 Best Season: Winter


Sattu Stuffing




Sattu Stuffing Preparation

    • Take a bowl.
    • Add the below mentioned ingredients:
      • 2 cups roasted gram or sattu
      • 1 tsp salt
      • 1 tsp crushed Garlic
      • 1 tsp crushed Ginger
      • 1 tsp Green Chilli
      • 1 tsp crushed Carom seeds
      • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
      • 1 tbsp Pickle masala
      • 2 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves
      • 2 tbsp Mustard oil
    • Mix evenly without adding water.
    • Add a little water and mix properly.

Sattu stuffing is ready.

Chokha Preparation

    • Take a Brinjal (400 gram).
    • Slite and check it.
    • Take Tomatos (4 nos)
    • Apply the Mustard oil over the brinjal and tomatoes.
    • Place a grill on  gas over direct flame.
    • Roast brinjal and tomatoes on low flame.
    • Turn and roast until charred. (it takes around 8-10 minutes)
    • Take them out.
    • Now, in a similar way, roast the below mentioned ingredients:
      • 3 nos boiled Potatoes
      • 2 nos Green Chili
      • 1 whole Garlic
    • Peel all these roasted ingredients.
    • Crush Garlic and Green Chili together.
    • Take a bowl.
    • Put brinjal, tomato and potato together in the bowl and mash them.
    • Put a Pan on gas.
    • Add 2 tbsp Mustard oil and heat it.
    • Add 1 tbsp crushed Ginger, crushed garlic and green chili.
    • Saute for 30 seconds on low flame.
    • Add chopped Onion (1 no.)
    • Saute for 2-3min until onion turns light brown.
    • Now add the below mentioned ingredients:
      • 1 tsp salt
        1/2 tsp red chili powder
        1/2 tsp coriander powder
        1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • Mix properly and add 2 tbsp water.
    • Stir until masala gets dried.
    • Add roasted and mashed vegetables.
    • Mix properly and saute for 2-3min on low flame.
    • Add 1/2 cup water and cook for 3-4 minutes.
    • Add 2 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves.
    • Chokha is now ready for serving.

Dough Preparatiaon

    • Take a large bowl.
    • Add 3 cup wheat flour.
    • Add Salt (1 tsp), Carom seeds (1 tsp) and Ghee (1 tsp).
    • Mix properly.
    • Add water and knead the dough (dough should not be very soft).
    • Keep the dough aside for 30 minutes.
    • Dough is now ready.

Litti Stuffing

    • Take a medium sized ball from the dough.
    • Hallow it from centre, put the stuffing inside.
    • Close it properly so that the stuffing doesn't come out.
    • Stuffed litti is ready.

Litti Frying

    • Heat cooking oil for deep fry on low flame.
    • First check oil temperature by put a small dough ball.
    • When dough ball comes up, then oil is ready for frying.
    • Put stuffed litties in oil for frying on low flame.
    • After 4-5min turn litties and fry.
    • Fry till golden brown colour.
    • Turn and fry both sides.
    • Fried litti is ready.

Litti Roasing

    • Roast litti on grillrack on low flame.
    • Turn and roast all sides evenly.
    • When litti is cooked, coat them with ghee.
    • Grilled and roasted litti is ready.

Fried and Roasted Litties are ready.


  • It takes approx 12-15 min for frying litties.
  • It takes approx 12-15min for roasting litties.

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