3 Cups of rice
1 cup biri dali( urad dal)
Salt to taste, 2 spoon sugar
Haladi patra( turmeric leaves)
For stuffing ( pura)
Fresh coconut grated 1 cup
Guda(jagarry) 1 cup

Soak rice and biri dali for 3-4 hours. Grind and set aside for 2-3 hours.The batter should be thick. Add salt to it.Heat a pan, add the jagary, when it starts melting add coconut and cook until both mix properly and makea a dough like structure.
Take a turmeric leaf, spread some batter over it then put some stuffing. Then fold the leaf and cook it in idli stand till done.

5 Responses
  1. Susmita Says:

    This is nice to see this recipe. I think this is easy one to start with.
    It will be better if you post a nice photo so that all can compair their
    end product with yours…

  2. sagarika Says:

    Since haldiptra or turmeric leaves are not available in Newjersy.
    Can you suggest anyother alternative for haldipatra.
    Thanks for the recipe I have seen my mother and relatives exchanging all these pithas or sweetmeats during different festivals I was never aware of the recipes.
    thaking you Sagarika

  3. sagarika Says:

    thanking you for the famous padhuan ashtami pitha

  4. Dr.Leenasri Says:

    I just love this pitha

  5. Rohini singh Says:

    Thanks to sharing this recipe. I like it somuch. I have been already try it. It is so tasty.

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