22 Apr 2021

Chhunchi Patra Pitha - ଛୁଞ୍ଚିପତ୍ର ପିଠା

Chhunchi Patra Pitha - ଛୁଞ୍ଚିପତ୍ର ପିଠା

Chunchi Patra Pitha (Odia: ଛୁଞ୍ଚିପତ୍ର ପିଠା) is a thin paper crust Stuffed Pancake which is mostly famous in Odisha, the eastern part of India.

The making process of Chhunchipatra Pitha is not so hard, but you have to make it thin for better taste. But, it might need a little experience.

Ingredients for Chhunchi Patra Pitha:

  1. Arua Chaula (ଅରୁଆ ଚାଉଳ)
  2. Some Jaggery (ଗୁଡ଼)
  3. Grated Coconut (ନଡ଼ିଆ କୋରା)
  4. Salt (ସ୍ୱାଦାନୁସାରେ ଲୁଣ)
  5. Ghee or Oil (ଘିଅ କିମ୍ବା ତେଲ)

Chhunchi Patra Pitha - ଛୁଞ୍ଚିପତ୍ର ପିଠା

Making Process:

Make the batter from Arua Chaula by grinding. Add salt as per requirement and some more water to it. And keep it for some time maybe hours for better taste.

After this, prepare the masala by adding grated coconut and jaggery together to a pan with low flame. The color would turn brown.

Now, take a pan and make a thin very thin dosa as shown in the photo and add the masala at the center and fold all four parts to the center. Now, it's ready to serve.

Chhunchipatra Pitha - ଛୁଞ୍ଚିପତ୍ର ପିଠା

* All these photos are taken by Dr. Manas Ranjan Swain (@DrManasswain1)

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