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 .…

khaja

khaja- deep fried layered sweet delicacy for Rath Jatra

Khaja is a typical and unique sweet used as one of the chappan bhogs of Lord Jagannath in Puri. This delicious and flaky khaja is prepared in the temple of Lord Jagannath daily and served as a mouth-watering Prasad. These sweet khajas are prepared with  flour, ghee and rolled in layers and then deep fried…

Muan Pitha

Raja Special Muan Pitha – Celebrating Swing Festival 2018

Muan Pitha is a steamed cake with coconut & jaggery stuffing is much in demand during Raja festival. Raja festival also known as Swing festival marks the beginning of agricultural year all over Odisha, when the first shower of monsoon makes the paddy fields  ready for productivity. Muan Pitha is also known as Sijha Pitha, Chauti Manda…

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…

Lau Ghanta- No Onion garlic slow cooked Bottle gourd curry

Lau Ghanta is an easy,tasty and healthy side dish from the odia kitchen. This Lau Ghanta is a dry, hot-and-spicy curry that is prepared by steaming the bottle gourd in its own juices. In this traditional recipe from Odisha, lau or bottlegourd  is slow cooked which helps in drawing out all the flavours of the lau. Lau/ Lauki…

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