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  Media: Manda Pitha
Manda Pitha prepared during Kumar Purnima.

Manda Pitha (Odia: ମଣ୍ଡା ପିଠା) is a steamed Pitha which is prepared in all parts of Odisha, India during festivals falling on monsoon and post-monsoon seasons like Manabasa guruvar, Durga Puja, Kumar Purnima, Gamha Purnima, etc. The Pitha bears some similarities with Modak of Maharashtra and Kozhakkattai of South India.

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Making a Manda Pitha

The outer covering consists of steamed rice flour and inner filling is of coconut, jaggery, black pepper and Chhena.

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