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 .…

Dahi Macha/ Doi Mach- fish cooked in yogurt sauce

Dahi Macha/ Doi Mach – literally translates to fish in yogurt sauce where Marinated Rohu fish pieces are cooked in a yogurt based gravy which is robust, slightly spicy and delicately sour with the curd . The fish is really tender and soft having absorbed the wonderful flavors of the gravy. This simple Dahi Macha …

Poi Chingudi Besara

Poi Chingudi besara is an authentic Odia dish where Poi saaga or Malabar spinach along with pumpkin, ridge gourd, potato, brinjal , prawn are cooked in a mustard based gravy known as besara . In short, Poi Chingudi besara means Malabar spinach and prawns in mustard gravy. Poi Chingudi  got it’s unique taste from the…

Mutton Liver

Mutton Liver Masala (Kalija Masala)

Mutton Liver Masala/ Liver Fry  is a semi dry preparation with mutton liver , onion and some spices that can be enjoyed with rotis ,parathas and even plain  rice. This Mutton Liver Masala recipe is mildly spiced which makes it suitable for kids also. Mutton liver is considered to be very healthy meat ,a very good…

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