Soak the rice in water for 3-4 hrs.
Grate the coconut .Wash the rice and add grated coconut and to it.
Grind this mixture to form a smooth batter.
Add sugar, baking soda & salt to it.
Whip properly & keep aside for 2-3 hrs.
Heat ghee in a pan or tawa.
Add 2 table spoons of the batter &spread to give it a round shape.
Cover the lid and put the pan on low flame for 2mins.Open the lid & take out the yummy Chitau pitha.