Enduri Pitha With Mango Twist Recipe

Pithas are very common in Odisha. In a festive season these are a must. Among the long list of pithas, ‘Podo Pitha’ became famous which is a must during Raja Celebration which occurs in month of June. Similarly ‘Enduri Pitha’ are must on Prathamasthami celebration in winter. This particular pithas are steamed using turmeric leaves or banana leaves. I have taken this traditional “Enduri Pitha” a level up by infusing fresh Mangoes in it. The result is really delicious with fresh creamy pulp in each bite.  Rice flour, Mango (Ripe), Salt, Baking soda, Fennel seeds (Saunf), Fresh coconut, Sugar, Ghee, Banana leaf   4 cup Rice flour 2 cup Mango (Ripe) , pulp 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda 2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated 2 tablespoons Sugar Ghee , as required Banana leaf , as required     260   20     To begin making the Enduri Pitha With Mango Twist recipe, mix the rice flour, mango pulp, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl. Keep this mixture for fermentation for at least 4 hour.Add sugar if you want more sweetness. Once the mixture is fermented add grated coconut, fennel and mix well.Cut banana leaves into rectangular sizes (more to 8*10 inch size).Take one sheet and put 1/4 tsp ghee and spread well with finger tips.Take 4 to 5 tablespoons batter and place in the middle. Add few mango slices in the centre on top of batter and fold the leaf at centre.In a steamer cook it for around 10 minute. Let it cool a bit and serve hot or cold.