Litti Recipe

Litti is a very popular traditional recipe of Bihar. Learn how to make/prepare Litti by following this easy recipe.
Litti Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.8 / 10 (5 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • For Filling:
  • 1 cup Sattu (Gram Flour)
  • 4 pods Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 " Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2-3 Green chilies (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Masala of Red Chilli Pickle
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ to ½ Cup Water

  • For Dough:
  • 1-1/2 Cup Maida
  • 3/4-1 Cup Yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil to fry
How to make Litti:
  • Mix all the filling ingredients with sattu together nicely. Add ¼ to ½ cup water to make the stuffing moist and easy to fill.
  • Now make dough using maida and yoghurt. Make balls out of the dough and roll each ball into 3" diameter in size with hand.
  • Stuff 2 to 3 tsp. sattu filling in the center of the patty and close it from all sides.
  • Now pre-heat the oven to 375 F and put all the litties on a foil and bake till one side is brown or black spots come on the litti surface.
  • Turn over the litti and bake for few more minutes until that side is brown as well. Take the litties out and dip them in pure ghee or butter.
  • Litti is ready to savor. Serve with chutney.