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Moong Puli Pithe

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January 14, 2019
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Traditional Bengali Pithe.

Preparation time-45 mins

Cooking time-30 mins



  • Coconut-4cup
  • Yellow lentil-2 cup
  • Jaggery-3.5cup
  • Rice flour-2.5cup
  • Granulated sugar-3cup
  • Salt-(as per taste)


1. Mix coconut with jaggery and stir it properly until it has a binding mixture.

2. Boil yellow lentil with little bit of salt .

3. Cool it, add jaggery and rice flour, make a dough.

4. Mix sugar and water and make a light sugar syrup.

5. Make a small ball from lentil dough, stuff them with the coconut mixture , fold and seal the ends together giving it a shape.

6. Heat the oil, fry the lentil shells, put it in the sugar syrup.

7. After 1-2 hours they are ready to be served.

8. You can also serve it hot after deep frying.