Rath Yatra(Ashadi Bij) Special Recipes-Poda Pitha-Khichuri

Rath Yatra Festival is grand celebration in all over India and other country.The festival dedicated to Lord Jagannath,Balbhadra and sister Subhadraji. The festival is originated in Puri located in Orrisa and in Gujarat big celebration in Ahmedabad.The puri Rath Yatra and Ahmedabad are world famous for the crowd that it attracts.Normally monsoon picks on these days.On this day people make different types of Recipes and sweets.Here is I serve Some Rath Yatra festival Special Some recipes.

  • Poda Pitha Recipe



Chana (cottage cheese) - 1 kgSugar - 300 gm
Elaichi - 6, small, shelled
Kewra - 3 spoons.


Take fresh cottage cheese.
Put the ghee in a karahi or any suitable cooking utensil, add powdered sugar and chana, the elaichi dana (shelled seeds) and saute, but do not let it get brown.
Turn off the heat and add the powdered sugar. It should be of binding consistency.
Make balls of whatever size you like and put aside to cool. Serve.

  • Khichuri Recipe


Rice : 60 gms.                    
Moong dal / lentil : 60gms.
Potatoes :  100 gm.                          
Cauliflower : 100 gm.
Cumin seed / jeera : 1 tsp.           
Green chili : 2 pc, sliced.
Sugar : 10 gm.                                    
Tejpatta/bay leaf :  2 pc.
Turmeric powder :  1 tsp.               
Red chili powder : 1 tsp.
Cumin powder/Jeera : 1/2tsp.   
Oil for frying :  10 gm (2 tsp).
Green chilies : 2, sliced.                 
Ghee (clarified butter) :  1 tsp.
Water :  1 litre.                                     
Salt : to taste.


Roast the pulse till light golden in colour.
Next, cut the potatoes and cauliflower into big chunks.
Take a frying pan and pour some of the oil in it. Fry in it the potato and cauliflower pieces. Fry till golden brown. Keep to a side.
Pour the rest of the oil in the pan and heat it. Add the cumin seed, bay leaf     and let it sizzle.
Add the rice and stir well. Add the dal, the rest of the spices and water. Put the lid over the pan. Cook the dal (pulse) and rice are completely. See that they have a semi-solid consistency.
Pour 1 tsp of ghee over the cooked rice and dal. Next, add the sliced green chilies.
Also pour in the fried cauliflower and potatoes. Serve hot. Make balls of whatever size you like and put aside to cool. Serve.

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