Litti Chokha is a very rustic dish. It is best prepared with freshly available ingredients and mustard oil gives a distinct taste to it.

Category: Appetizer

Duration: 60 mins

Serving: 4

INGREDIENTS

For the Stuffing:

  • Sattu – 2 cups
  • Chopped onion – 1/2 cup
  • Chilli – chopped – 2
  • Garlic – 3 cloves, chopped
  • Lemon 1
  • Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Lal mirch ka achar – 1 tsp
  • Kalunji – 1/2 tsp
  • Saloni Mustard oil – 3 tsp

For the dough:

For the chokha

  • Bhartha Baingan – 1
  • Boiled potatoes – 2 medium sized
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium sized
  • garlic cloves – 3
  • onion – 2, diced
  • coriander leaves – 1/2 cup
  • Saloni mustard oil – 2 tsp
  • salt to taste

DIRECTIONS

Step 1. Mix all the ingredients under stuffing well. Add 3 tsp of mustard oil and mix well with hands. It should form a grainy texture.

For the dough.

Step 2. Mix all the ingredients in the dough. Add water and prepare a tight dough.Let it rest for 10-15 minutes.

Step 3. Later, take a lemon sized dough and roll it flat into 3 inches.

Step 4. Fill this 3/4th with the stuffing and roll it into a ball again.

Step 5. Repeat this for the entire dough prepared.

Step 6. Bake these in an oven at 200 degrees for 30-45 minutes.

Step 7. Keep checking if they are completely baked.

For the chokha

Step 8. Roast eggplant, tomatoes, and garlic, separately on a naked flame. Let cool.

Step 9. Mash these along with potatoes.

Step 10. Add the remaining ingredients and give a good mix. Your Litti Chokha is ready

Note: Littis are best had when hot.

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