Enjoy These Lip-Smacking Traditional Delicacies From Assam
14 January, 2021
1. Til Pitha:
One can never deny the special taste of Til Pitha which is made with the help of rice flour and black sesame. This is formed of cylindrical shape and needs a lot of effort to prepare. Rice needs to be soaked, strained and dried finely for more than 2 hours and then roasted black sesame is put inside the shape of roti made from grinded rice.
2. Narikol Pitha:
This delicacy is prepared just like the Til Pitha with the same shape of the cylinder only the ingredient inside changes as grated coconut is used in place of the black sesame. It is a favorite snake item for those two who love the sweet taste of coconut.
3. Ghila Pitha/ Bor Pitha
To make this tasty food item rice is soaked, dried and grinded, then it is stirred for 5-10 minutes. Jaggery is added to the rice along with a pinch of salt and water and a nice mixture is prepared. With the help of a hand make small balls of the mixture and then put on heated oil in a fire pan.
4. Poka Mithoi:
The ingredients that are required to prepare Poka Mithoi are rice flour, black cumin, black pepper and cardamom powder. It is one of the best choices enjoyed by every Assamese people.
5. Murir Laru:
It is a Laru made with the help of puffed rice by adding water, ghee and jaggery. The circle-shaped mixture of very simple ingredients is loved by children, young people and aged people.
6. Til Ladu:
Til Ladu is completely made with black sesame and gives a different and special taste that is loved by people across the state. It is available in every household at the time of the Bihu celebration.
7. Narikol Ladu:
Narikol Ladu is another type of circular shape sweet prepared during Bihu with the help of coconut and sugar.
Aakhoi is known as one kind of Assamese Jalpaan, a light meal usually taken in morning. It is prepared from Bora dhan, a traditional Assamese paddy with a unique sticky feature. Aakhoi is prepared in the heat of fire. It is also a nutritous food.
9. Sunga Pitha:
Sunga Pitha is also a traditional Assamese Jalpaan and is a part and parcel of the Magh bihu. It is prepared with bora sawol ( bora rice). Assamese people prepare sunga pitha by hitting some amount of rice in a short bamboo pipe. It is also considered as a nutritious food.