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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