Litti Chokha (Bihari Sattu Litti) – Manjula’s Kitchen


Litti Chokha (Bihari Sattu Litti)

Litti Chokha (Bihari Sattu Litti)

Litti Chokha is a delicacy from the state of Bihar made with stuffed entire wheat dough balls with roasted chana dal and spices inside. These stuffed balls are generally known as Litties are often roasted over charcoal however will also be baked. Litties are served with Chokha. Chokha is a dip ready with mashing potato, tomato or eggplant with spices, however at my dwelling it was at all times served with Dal Tadka.This recipe will make 8 litties.

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time 30 minutes

Whole Time 40 minutes

Course Most important Course

Delicacies Indian


  • 1 cup entire wheat flour chapatti atta
  • 2 Tbsp ghee clarified butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • cup About 1/3 lukewarm water


  • 3/4 cup sattu flour of roasted chana dal, out there in Indian grocery shops
  • 1/2 tsp salt modify to style
  • 1/8 tsp asafetida hing
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric haldi
  • 1/2 tsp purple chili powder
  • 1 tsp mango powder amchoor
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp inexperienced chili finely chopped, modify to style
  • 1 tsp ghee clarified butter
  • 1/4 cup water roughly

Potato, and Tomato Chokha

  • 1 cup medium dimension potato boiled peeled and roughly mashed
  • 2 medium dimension tomato roasted peeled and mashed, I’ve roasted them over the skillet
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Spices we are going to use half and half to make each Potato and Tomato Chokha
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon juice only for Potato Chokha
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped inexperienced chilies
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil or mustard oil I desire olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp ghee or clarified butter for serving the Litties.

For Tomato Chokha

  • To arrange the Tomato Chokha add the spices to mashed tomatoes about 1/2 tsp salt, pinch of black pepper, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1 Tbsp inexperienced chili. 1 Tbsp cilantro and 1 Tbsp of oil combine it collectively. Tomato Chokha is prepared put aside.

For Potato Chokha

  • Add all of the remaining spices with mashed potatoes, salt, pinch of black pepper, lemon juice, ginger, cilantro and oil, combine it properly. Potato Chokha is prepared, put aside.


  • Combine all of the elements collectively besides water, sattu, salt, asafetida, turmeric, purple chili powder, mango powder, ginger, inexperienced chili, and ghee, now add little water to make agency dough, dough can be little crumbly.

Making Litti

  • Pre-heat the oven at 400 diploma Fahrenheit. I’m utilizing a toaster oven or it’s also possible to use oven.

  • Divide the dough into 8 equal components and roll them into balls. They won’t be very easy dough ball. Additionally, divide the filling in 8 components filling must be little smaller then dough balls.

  • Roll the dough balls into 3-inch circle. Place one a part of the filling within the middle of every rolled dough, and pull the sides of the dough to wrap the filling. Proceed to make all 8 balls. Grease your palms and roll the stuffed balls gently between your palms.

  • Prepare the litties over greased baking sheet about one inch aside and place in toaster oven, for 10-12 minutes, flip them over and bake once more for 10-12 minutes. Litties must be golden brown throughout.

I prefer to eat these Litties with Dal Tadka and Potato or Tomato Chokha.

Initially posted 2017-02-26 20:40:07.

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