Litti Chokha Recipe | How to make Fried litti Chokha

litti chokha

Litti chokha is one of the traditional Bihar recipes made up of Wheat flour. They are so many traditional recipes in India which are tasty and healthy as well. In addition to that, we can have this as a main course or a snack. This is a stuffed wheat dumpling served with chokha. Chokha curry made with roasted brinjal, tomatoes and boiled potatoes. Traditionally, Litti chokha is the baked recipe. But can deep fry this litti chokha if the oven is not available.

How to make Fried Litti Chokha On Gas:

To make this litti chokha, first, made the atta dough with salt and water for covering. After that rest the dough for 20 mins. For the stuffing, mix the sattu with onions, green chilis, garlic, coriander leaves, ginger, ajwain, kalonji, salt, and lemon juice. After that, stuff the atta balls with the stuffing and deep fry them. For the dipping, mash the roasted brinjal, tomato, boiled potato and add chopped onions, garlic, green chilis, coriander, and salt. Serve the hot Litti with the chokha.

know more about ingredients:

Wheat flour/ Atta: Wheat flour/Atta used for the covering. wheat flour is very healthy. Above all, It mainly composed of carbs and a great source of fiber. So it improves the digestion.

Spices: spices like green chillis, ajwain, kalonji used in the stuffing. Green chilis improve your metabolism and they are a good source of iron. Kalonji adds extra flavor and taste to the recipe. Ajwain helps with the digestion and helps with the common cold.

Chokha: This recipe consists of Brinjal, tomato, potatoes, and onions. This chutney is the authentic recipe of Bihar. This chutney doesn’t have any oil or it won’t have any cook time. Easy to make and can use for rice as a side dish. If there is the availability of charcoal grill try to roast in charcoal it tastes so authentic and gives you the real flavors.

Sattu: Sattu is the star ingredient of this recipe. In this recipe, we are using sattu for the stuffing. Can make different recipes with sattu like sattu paratha, sattu halwa, sattu laddu, sattu drink. Moreover, Sattu is very healthy. It very nutritious and helps to cool down in summer. Great for digestion, controls diabetes also. Basically sattu is the fried chana dal flour. Can make it at home easily or else it is easily available in the market these days.

litti chokha

Litti Chokha Recipe

Course inidan cooking, lunch-box, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, indian snack, indian street food
Keyword fried litti chokha, litti chokha,
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


Ingredients for covering

  • 1 cup Atta/ Wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • water as required
  • 1 tbsp oil

Ingredients for stuffing

  • 3/4 cup sattu
  • 2 tbsp onions
  • 1 tbsp green chilis add according to your taste
  • 2 tbsp garlic
  • 2 tbsp ginger
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp kalonji
  • 1 tsp ajwain
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt adjust according to your taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp pickle( any pickle available for you)

Ingredients for dipping

  • 1 brinjal
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 potato
  • 2 tbsp onion
  • 1 tbsp green chillis
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp salt adjust according to your taste
  • 1 tbsp oil


Pre preparation:

  • Take a mixing bowl and add atta to the bowl. Then add salt, oil to the atta and mix well. Add water slowly and knead a dough. The dough should be a little hard than a Chapathi dough. Now cover the dough and rest for 20 mins.
  • Chop the onions, garlic, green chilis, ginger, coriander leaves and keep them aside.

Preparation for stuffing:

  • Take a bowl and add Sattu to the bowl. Then add chopped onions, garlic, ginger, green chilis, coriander leaves, ajwain, kalonji, lemon juice , salt, Pickle, and oil. Now mix the all ingredients really well. Can add little water or oil for the correct consistency.

Making of Litti:

  • Take the atta dough and make equal balls with the atta.
  • Now make the cup with atta or roll it as a circle. now fill it with stuffing and get the edges together.
  • Repeat the same process for other Litti also.
  • Now heat the oil on the medium flame and drop the stuffed dough balls in the oil and deep fry them on the medium flame.
  • Both the sides of the Litti should be in brown color. Can bake these Litti in preheated oven for 20 to 25 mins.
  • Take them out and apply ghee and turn them to the other side and bake again for 10 mins or until they are done.

preparation of chokha:

  • firstly, take an eggplant and tomato, roast them on the high flame directly.
  • Now take a potato and boil the potato in the pressure cooker.
  • Now peel the skin of the eggplant, tomato, potato and mash them with a fork or potato masher.
  • After that add chopped onions, green chilis, garlic, coriander leaves, salt, and oil. now mix them together.
  • Now serve the hot Litti with Chokha.

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Similar Recipes like Litti Chokha :

Kachori: Kachori is the popular north Indian recipe. Can have it for snack or breakfast. This the stuffed dough deep fry recipe. There are different types in that kachori. Firstly, knead the dough with the maida or all-purpose flour. Then roll the dough balls and stuff them with stuffing. Finally deep fry them on the medium flame.

Choora Bhuja: This is one of the popular snacks in Gujarat. This is the healthy recipe and easy to make as well. This recipe made up of puffed rice, roasted peanuts, and red chillis. Can have this for breakfast or for a snack as well.

Sattu drink or sharbat: This is the best summer drink to cool down. To make this Sattu sharbat, take a glass of cold water and add sattu flour, mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chilis, black salt, and lemon juice. stir well with a spoon without any lumps.


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