Ghila Pitha By Shipra Khanna

Ghila Pitha

Chef Shipra Khanna presents a popular Assamese snack Ghila Pitha. This snack is commonly eaten during the Bihu festival. A classic combination of rice and jaggery, this recipe is easy to make at home.
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Cooking Time

18-20 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

12-15 Min



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  • jaggery
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 cup soaked rice
  • 2 - 3 tbsp cooked rice
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup almonds
  • mustard oil for frying
  • salt as per taste
  • For garnish
  • roasted almonds


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add water, chopped jaggery, cardamom powder and leave it to melt. In a blender jar, add soaked rice, jaggery water and prepare a paste. Add cooked rice and blend it again.
  2. 2

    Dry roast the almonds in a heated pan. Finely chop the almonds.
  3. 3

    Add the paste in a bowl. Add cardamom powder, baking powder, salt as per taste, lemon zest, jaggery mixture and prepare a batter. Add the batter in the heated mustard oil using a spoon. Fry it until it turns brown.
  4. 4

    Garnish the Ghila Pitha with chopped roasted almonds and serve.

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