The History of Litti/Chokha is very interesting. It was war food carried by the soldiers in ancient time along with dry Sattu Powder. Litti can last for day and it give the person necessary protein, carb and other minerals. It could be consumed on long march or during rest hours. Litti helps the body retain water content of the body is consumed with Gur(Jaggery). Its a supper cooked food.originated from the Indian subcontinent; and popular in Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, parts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh as well as Nepalese state of Madhesh. 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.
Although very often confused with the closely related Baati, it is a completely different dish in terms of taste, texture and preparation. It may be eaten with yogurt, baigan bharta, alu bharta, and papad. #litti#chokha#littichokha#winterstuff#ghee#greenchutney#traditionalfood#cultureofbihar#originaldesi#foodporn#foodography#foodie#lovetoeat#foodpost#throwbackfriday#thisisindia#incrediblefood#incredibleindia
Swipe Litti-Chokha is a special delicacy from Bihar. The flavours represent the earthiness of Bihar and you can find it at street stalls and even in fine-dine restaurants. Littis dripping with pure desi ghee teamed up with baingan ka bharta and aloo ka chokha along with tomato chutney reminds us of the typical Bihari culinary experience.