itti, along with chokha, is a complete meal originated from the Indian subcontinent; and popular in Indian states of Bihar.
It is a dough ball made up of whole wheat flour and stuffed with Sattu (roasted chickpea flour) mixed with herbs and spices and then roasted over coal or cow dung cakes or wood then it is tossed with lots of ghee. It may be eaten with yogurt, baigan bharta, alu bharta, and papad. The litti are traditionally baked over a cow-dung fire, but in the modern day a new fried version has been developed.
Herbs and spices used to flavour the litti include Onion, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, lime juice, carom seeds, nigella seeds and salt. Tasty pickles can also be used to add spice flavour. chokha (a vegetable preparation of roasted and mashed eggplant, tomato, and potato).
Litti Chokha is the signature dish of Bihar. “Bihar Ka Litti Chokha” is very famous.
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