Pear Jelly Pithe

Pear Jelly Pithe

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 35 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Mithai

Type: Bengali

This popular Bengali sweet made with pear jelly


  • Pears 2
  • Gelatin 2 tbsps
  • Coconut water 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar ½ cup
  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup
  • Baking powder 1 tbsp
  • Ghee 5 tbsps
  • Beetroot puree ½ cup
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Oil 4 tbsps


  • Trim the two ends of the pears and grate them into a mixing bowl. Add coconut water and mix.
  • Take gelatin in a small bowl, add 2 tbsps water and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Take the bowl out and stir till it dissolves. Add it to pears-coconut water mixture and mix well.
  • Add powdered sugar and mix well. Pour the mixture into an aluminium barfi tray and keep it in the refrigerator to set for 15-20 minutes.
  • Take refined flour in another mixing bowl add baking powder, ghee, beetroot puree and mix well. Add milk and whisk. Add sufficient water to get the right consistency.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, rub it off with a tissue. Pour a ladle full of batter in the pan and spread it evenly to make crepes. Cook on both sides. Make more crepes with the remaining batter.
  • Keep the crepes on the chopping board.
  • Get the jelly out of the refrigerator, cut into rectangle pieces and remove from the barfi tray.
  • Place one piece of jelly on each crepe, fold two opposite sides and roll.
  • Place the rolls in a serving platter and serve.