Narikel Puli Pitha
Sweets and Snacks

Narikel Puli Pitha from Kabita’s Kitchen

Here is another authentic recipe from our guest author Kabita. Narikel Puli Pitha is very common item for snacks in Assamese and Bengali households.

Narikel Puli Pitha

Narikel Puli Pitha

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Assamese Cuisine, Bengali Cuisine, Indian
Servings 4 Person


  • 1 cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 1/2 kg Maida
  • 1/2 litre Refined Oil
  • 5 pcs Elaichi
  • 10 pcs Raisin
  • 1/4 tbsp Salt


  • In a heated pan, add coconut and jaggery. Cook with occasional stirring till the mixture becomes semi sticky. Add cashew and raisin, and remove the pan from fire.
  • Now, mix maida, salt and warm water. Knead well. Make thick dough similar to what we prepare for making roti.
  • Prepare small balls and roll out into circles.
  • Place a small amount of coconut filling on each circle. Close the circles into any shape of your choice.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the pithas in medium heat until it is cooked thoroughly and becomes slightly golden.
  • Now, in a pan, mix sugar and water. Boil the mixture till sugar dissolves. Remove pan from flame.
  • Mix the pithas in the sugar syrup. By doing so, we ensure that the pithas can be stored for many days without getting spoilt.
  • When the pithas cool down, store them in any container.


Relish coconut pithas with your morning or evening tea.
Enjoy and Bon App├ętit!!

A foodie and natural cook!!!

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