Kulith (Horesgram) Pithi

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Kulith pithi is a comfort food for most of the Malvani  people.English name for kulith is horse gram. In Kokan region kulith is more popular.kulith

Powdered kulith is used to make pithla and whole kulith is used to make usal. Kulith powder is easily available in market especially in malvani stores.


For us Malvanis pithi bhat and fried fish is the ultimate comfort food.


1 cup Pithi powder.

3 cups water.

1 small onion finely chopped.

3 green chillies chopped.

5 to 6 Curry leaves.

1/4 tsp Asafoetida.

1/2 tsp red Chilli powder.

1/2 tsp Turmeric powder.

1 tbsp grated Coconut.

1 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

1 tbsp Oil.

Salt to taste.


In a bowl mix kulith powder,turmeric,salt,chilli powder and water.Keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan,add asafoetida,curry leaves,chilli and onions.Stir and cook till onions become pinkish in colour.

Add kulith mixture,cook on slow flame stirring in between,once the pithi starts thickening add coocnut and corriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice.

TIP:Serve immediately,as it thickens once cold.

Happy Cooking !!!


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