Saturday, August 8, 2009

Pirikia ( Sweet patties stuffed with flavored Khoya and deep fried)



Pirikia ( Sweet patties stuffed with flavored Khoya and deep fried)

In mithilnchl Pirikia has got very vital significance. Like Khajas they are also widely used as “Sanesh” (present/gift). They have equal importance in many of the festivities as well in the region . They are as similar as patties with a small difference of not being laminated. The stuffing used for the dish is Khoya (Dry Ricott Cheese mde out of whole milk instead of whey). Khoyas are then flavored with Cardamom, Cinnamon and dry fruits. One can also use the filling of sweetened flavored semolina ( Suji) instead of Khoya.

Pirikias being deep fried and having dry rich filling can be stored for up to 20 days. It can be consumed as a secondary meal may be breakfast or evening snacks.

Ingredients:

Refined Flour: 1 Kg
Sweetened Khoya: 500 Gms
Grated coconut: 150 Gms
Raisins: 50 Gms
Cashew nuts (split n broken): 50 gms
Dates (chopped): 50 Gms.
Cardamom: 5-7 in nos.
Vanaspati : 1 Ltr

Preparation.

Make hard dough of refined flour.
Flavor Khoya with cardamom. Add grated coconut, resins, cashew nuts and dates and mix well.
Take small chunk of dough and roll it thin.
Stuff a spoon of mixture and seal it. You can also give it different fancy shape.
Now deep fry it in vanaspati.
Arrnge it in a “Changera” Basket and present.

6 comments:

हितेंद्र कुमार गुप्ता said...

barh neek... man khush bha gel...


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Anonymous said...

MITHILA KA HUM VASI CHEE
MIHTILA HAMAR PHCHAN AICHI
PUCHU NAI KAUN MITHILA
JEI SIKSHA SANSKTITI KE KHAN AICHI.




AGA AR AICH LAKIN AKHAN YAAD NAI AICH.


ASHOK KR JHA
MADHUBANI.

AMIT said...

good work sir jii hum jaiso ko helpp karega in future to impress some one thank u

Sonia said...

Liked the blog. i see you have amny bihari recipes here which was awesome. I also have some of them in my blog though the exact recipe is a little different.

Noopur Kothari said...

You just brought back my maternal mother's memories in my eyes...

Thanks for your valuable visit there...


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Neeraj Kumar said...

ओह! पिरिकिया का स्वाद मुँह में घुल गया जैसे.
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