Pitha is a quintessial delight of Assam that is made with various delicious and flavourful stuffings. How many of these have you tried?
Prepared with bora rich flour and sesame along with stuffing of jiggery, this cylindrical pithas are the most popular variety in Assam.
These baked pithas are made with rich filing of sesame seeds, grated coconut, dried orange rind andm jiggery.
Made with grated coconut and jaggery, this half-moon shaped pitha is very popular during the festival of Bihu.
These tube-shaped pithas are made in young bamboo hollows with banana leaves as lids, bora rice and jaggery are the key ingredients.
Assamese traditional Ghila Pitha (Rice Fritters), a round and slightly flattened fried snack, is made with rice flour batter and sweetened with jaggery, with a dash of cardamom to add flavour
Tel Pitha is a famous traditional sweet snack of Assam prepared during the festivals of Bihu, like Magh Bihu and Bohag Bihu. It is an essential part of the Assamese Bihu Platter, comprising a variety of sweetmeats and savouries usually prepared at home.