Fried Sattu Litti / Sattu Kachori/ Sattu Puri Recipe

Litti Chokha Recipe


For the dough

  • Wheat flour-500 gm
  • Water

For filling-

  • Sattu (roasted Bengal gram flour)-2 cup
  • Chopped onion-2
  • Chopped green chilli-4
  • Finely chopped ginger-2 inch
  • Chopped garlic cloves-15
  • Ajwain or carom seeds-1 tsp
  • Mangrail/kolunji/onion seeds-1 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 2tbsp
  • Stuffed dry red chilli masala-1 tbsp
  • Mixed pickle masala( mashed )-1 tbsp
  • Mustard oil or any pickle oil- 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves



  • Add water in wheat flour and kneed to make dough (slightly stiff than the dough for making roti)
  • Divide the dough into equal parts.


  • Mix all ingredients well (except atta and cooking oil).
  • Ensure that the mixture is powdery but slightly wet.

Litti preparation-

  • Take one part of the dough and make into a ball.
  • Now hold it between your fingers and press with your thumbs to make it like a small bowl (katori).
  • Fill it with one tbsp of prepared sattu powder and gently press it inside with thumbs.
  • Bring the edges together to seal it and make a round ball.
  • Seal it properly so that the filing does not come out.
  • Use the same process to make remaining balls.
  • These balls are now ready to fry.
  • Turn on the Flame, heat oil in a deep thick pan.
  • Check the temperature of oil by dropping a tiny dough ball into it.
  • Now put the stuffed littis in the hot oil one by one and fry it on low heat.
  • Flip it after 3-4 minutes to cook other sides.
  • Fry it till litti started to ┬áturn light brown from both sides (meanwhile flip it both sides).
  • Take out on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil.
  • Ready to serve with chokha or baingan bharta.

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