Anguli Pitha
Sweets and Snacks

Anguli Pitha from Babita’s Kitchen – Assamese Sweet Dish

In Assamese language, ‘anguli’ means finger while ‘pitha’ is a type of rice cake. ‘Anguli Pitha’ has got its name from the fact that the pithas are shaped like fingers.

Anguli Pitha

Anguli Pitha from Babita's Kitchen

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Person


  • 2 Cups Rice Flour
  • 4 Cups Milk
  • 1 tbsp Elaichi Powder
  • 4 tbsp Sugar


  • Heat some water in a deep pan. Add water to the rice flour and knead into dough.
  • Take little dough and roll them in your palm into finger shapes.
  • Now, boil milk in a pan. When milk starts to thicken, drop the finger shaped rice dough into milk. Turn the heat to medium low.
  • Cook the pitha in the milk for 10-15 minutes. Stir often.
  • Add sugar and elaichi powder and cook until milk gets to desired consistency


Serve when the pithas cool down with tea.
Enjoy and Bon App├ętit!!
Keyword anguli pitha, pitha


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