Another popular sweet dish generally made during Makar Sankranti in Bengal. Chushi pithe is originally made with rice powder but I have replaced it with semolina.

Sujir Chushi Pitha

By Anamika Modi

Jun, 13th


2 persons
Cook Time
30 minutes
4 - 6


  • 1 litre Full fat milk
  • 1/2 cup Semolina
  • as per taste Salt
  • 250 gm Date palm jaggery
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2-3tbsp or as required Rice powder


  • Boil the milk till it thickens. Add a pinch of salt, sugar & the jaggery gradually in the milk. Stir occasionally.
  • Meanwhile prepare the dough for Chushi. Take a kadai. Boil 1cup water with a bit of salt. Measuring the same cup add 1/2cup semolina. Stir & make a dough. Take it out on a plate.
  • Add required amount of rice powder to tighten the dough.
  • Rub your hands with a dash of rice powder. Take very small amount of semolina dough,just press& roll between your palms& the Chushi is ready. Otherwise take a medium size ball of dough,roll into thin,long shape. Dash some rice powder on your roller board. Press & roll into little elongated thin shape chushi.
  • When the jaggery melts &:the milk thickens add the Chushi & cook for 5 mins on low flame. Serve at room temperature or chilled.


Similar to kheer but something different