How to make Patisapta Pithe -

A typical Bengali sweet dish - pancake stuffed with khoya mixture.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Sohini Dutta.

Main Ingredients : Milk (दूध), Mawa

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Desserts

Patisapta Pithe

Patisapta Pithe Recipe Card


The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 8

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Patisapta Pithe Recipe

  • Milk 1 1/2 cup

  • Mawa 1 cup

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • For filling

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Coconut grated 1 cup

  • Khoya/mawa 100 grams

  • Green cardamom 2

  • Oil to shallow fry


Step 1

In a bowl mix together refined flour, semolina, sugar and milk and mix to make a smooth batter.

Step 2

Keep it aside for six hours.

Step 3

In another non stick pan boil milk and add sugar, coconut, khoya and cardamoms and keep stirring till a thick kheer is formed.

Step 4

And keep it aside.

Step 5

Heat oil in a tawa and pour a laddleful of batter onto it.

Step 6

Spread it in a thin circular shape let it cook till light brown and then add the prepared kheer in the center and fold it.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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