Delicious Patishapta Pitha Recipe

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Today I give you my husbands favorite pitha Patishapta Pitha Recipe. Pitha is a traditional Bangladeshi sweet or savory dish, often prepared during festivals and special occasions. There are various types of pitha, each with its own unique flavor and preparation method. Here’s a simple recipe for a popular Bangladeshi pitha called “Patishapta.” Patishapta is a sweet pancake filled with a mixture of coconut, khoya (reduced milk), and jaggery.

Patishapta Pitha Recipe Ingredients:

For the Pancake Batter:

  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water (adjust for consistency)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

For the Filling:

  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup khoya (reduced milk)
  • 1 cup jaggery (grated or chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder


  • Ghee or oil for cooking
Patishapta Pitha


  1. Prepare the Filling:
    • Heat a pan on medium heat.
    • Add grated coconut, khoya, and jaggery to the pan.
    • Stir continuously until the mixture thickens and combines well.
    • Add cardamom powder and mix. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  2. Make the Pancake Batter:
    • In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, all-purpose flour, sugar, and a pinch of salt.
    • Gradually add milk and water to make a smooth batter with a pouring consistency.
  3. Cook the Pancakes:
    • Heat a non-stick pan or a griddle over medium heat.
    • Grease the pan with ghee or oil.
    • Pour a ladle full of batter onto the pan and spread it in a circular motion to make a thin pancake.
    • Cook until the edges start to lift, and the bottom is golden brown.
    • Place a spoonful of the coconut and khoya filling along one edge of the pancake.
  4. Roll the Pancakes:
    • Carefully fold the other side of the pancake over the filling, creating a roll.
    • Press gently to seal the edges.
    • Remove from the pan and repeat the process with the remaining batter and filling.
  5. Serve:
    • Patishapta is traditionally served at room temperature. You can garnish it with additional coconut or drizzle with honey if desired.


Enjoy your delicious Bangladeshi Patishapta Pitha Recipe! Feel free to explore other pitha recipes as well, as there are many regional variations and flavors to discover.

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