Ghuguni -Yellow Peas curry

Ghuguni/Yellow Peas curry is one of the most common side dish in odia cuisine served along with Bara, Piaji, Aloo Chop , idli and Chakuli Pitha. Ghuguni is nothing but a curry made of whole yellow peas called matar in Odia. This spicy and yey delicious dish is a  popular street food in Odisha .…

Lau

Bottle gourd with shrimps- Lau Chingudi

Lau otherwise known as Bottle gourd/ Dudhi/Lauki is one of those mild tasting vegetables which is mostly used in North India as a dessert . However in Eastern States like Odisha and WestBengal  it is used both as a sweet and savory dish. We cook au with moong dal known as Lau muga dalma,   …

Amritsari Dal

Amritsari Dal Recipe-How to make Amritsari Dal at home

Amritsari Dal or Dal amritsari is a healthy, protein rich gravy prepared with whole black lentils(whole urad)  and bengal gram (chana dal). This delicious,rustic, earthy and wholesome flavorful Punjabi dal recipe is actually made in earthen vessels . But it can be made very quickly in a pressure cooker also, without compromising on the taste. The dish got it’s final…

Small Fish curry with Tangy Mustard Paste(Pohala Macha Besara)

This is my favorite Fish curry dish from our coastal kitchen where  the Fish curry is cooked with basic ingredients. This simple Eastern Fish curry recipe from Odisha tastes delicious and quick to make. This tangy small fish curry known as Pohala Macha Besara is an authentic coastal Odisha dish that is ready in less than an hour.…

Bharli Vangi

Bharli Vangi (Stuffed Eggplant ) – A classic Maharashtrian Recipe

Bharli Vangi(Stuffed Eggplant) is an authentic  Maharashtrian delicacy used in most of the functions like wedding, thread ceremony etc. Bharli Vangi  is a spicy ,tangy curry of baby eggplants made with a stuffing made of onions, peanut powder , garlic and coconut paste and powdered spices like sesame powder,coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala . The…

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