Manda Pitha

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Manda Pitha
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Sijha Manda pitha
Type Pitha
Main ingredients Rice flour, coconut, jaggery, black pepper, chhena
Cookbook:Manda Pitha  Manda Pitha
Manda Pitha prepared during Kumar Purnima

Manda Pitha (Oriya: ମଣ୍ଡା ପିଠା, Sanskrit: मण्डक पिष्टा) is a steamed Pitha which is prepared in all parts of Orissa during festivals falling on Monsoon and Post Monsoon seasons like Manabasa guruvar, Durga Puja, Kumar Purnima, Gamha Purnima etc.

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The Pitha bears some similarities with Modak of Maharashtra and Kozhakkattai of South India.The outer covering consists of steamed rice flour and inner filling is of coconut, jaggery, black pepper and Chhena.

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