Ada Hengu Khechudi

Ada Hengu Khechudi(Ginger & Asafoetida Flavored Rice)

Ada Hengu Khechudi is a Temple food where the Rice is  flavored by aromatic Ginger and Asafoetida to be served as accompaniment of Dalma. Ada Hengu Khechudi which is a lovely combination for lunch is made available in the Jagannath Temple, Puri during the month of Pausha i.e. Mid December to Mid January every Year.…

Sweet Khichdi

Malabari Sweet Khichdi- A one pot meal unifying the nation

Sweet Khichdi / khichdi/Khichuri/Khechudi are some of the names by which this one pot meal is known which have unified the nation as a whole. Rice is literally the lifeline of many Indian households without which the meal seems incomplete.From north to south, east to west, Sweet Khichdi / khichdi is still the most comfort food…

Traditional Bengali Fish-head Pilaf (Muri Ghonto) for Chadakhai

Chadakhai is a festival in Odisha celebrated right after the day of Kartika purnima,when the people who had not eaten non veg for a complete month in Kartika Masa gets back to eating Non veg again.You can read about the importance of Kartika Masa in the life of  odia people here.  On this day of…

Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice with Chicken Meatballs

Pineapple Fried Rice is a  refreshing twist to the normal fried rice which is quick & easy to make.This classic Thai pineapple fried rice has long grains of rice with chunks of juicy pineapple, cashew nuts and raisins for your Sunday Lunch Menu. I had a great time eating this signature Thai dish with chicken meatballs in…

Jeera Pakhala

Jeera Pakhala- Celebrating Pakhala Divas 2017

Jeera Pakhala or Cumin Water Rice is a simple yet delicious rice based dish with the flavors of cumin seeds and curry leaves. It is an absolute delight in the scorching summers, rejuvenating the mind and the body, and giving a sense of fulfillment. The curry leaves enhances and adds a unique taste to the rice. There’s…

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