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  • Nadia Bara or fritters with few ingredients put together
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    Coconut fritters or Nadia bara

    Does fritters with coconuts in them sound a tad different? Coming from a coastal city, where coconuts grow in abundance, this recipe shouldn’t be a surprise coming from my kitchen.It has been a while…

    November 16, 2017
  • chenna jhill
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    Chenna Jhili – Odiya style

      A classic Odiya dessert made from fresh Chenna. All I can say is that these warm  Chenna Jhilli’s  simply melt in your mouth  and few ingredients put together, it is absolutely easy and…

    March 7, 2016
  • A comfort and staple food of Odisha, the mere mention of Dalma will take you down the memory lane. Absolutely easy and fuss free.
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    Dalma from Odisha

    The mere mention of a Dalma will take you down memory lane to a place nestled in the eastern part of India known as Orissa, a coastal state by the Bay of Bengal. It…

    December 3, 2008
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    Prawn curry with posto

    This curry with prawns is cooked with posto  paste. It is one of delicacies of Eastern India. White poppy seeds paste has a mild flavor and imparts a creamy texture to the gravy. Just…

    November 14, 2008
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    Pineapple sweet and sour (khatta)

    What happens when you wake up with a blocked nose and your head spinning and a slight numb body ache? don’t you feel like tucking back into the sheets and not wanting to draw…

    November 3, 2008
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    Poi saaga with vegetables

    Our needs & aspiration change according to time and situation and I am no exception either, few things that were never a priority suddenly become more coveted and precious. I have a very long…

    October 8, 2008
  • Poda pitha is traditional delicacy from Odisha prepared from soaked rice and split urad dal and flavoured with crushed ginger, pepper and cardamom.
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    Poda pittha

     Poda pitha is traditional delicacy from Odisha prepared from soaked rice and split urad dal and flavoured with crushed ginger, pepper and cardamom.“Poda” means brunt and “Pitha” refers to cake This cake is a…

    September 23, 2008
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    Piyaji – lentil pokaras

    Last weekend we were occupied with house hunting and meeting Rohan’s new teachers at his school. We are looking for a new place to move in soon as possible and the only criteria was…

    September 10, 2008
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    Dahi (yogurt) baigana (eggplant)

    Dahi baigana is a side dish, It is  basically spiced eggplant dipped in the yogurt sauce. It is a very cool dish and common to the Odia kitchen. Separation anxiety has already gripped me!…

    September 5, 2008
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    Raw mango relish (amba khatta)

    Raw mangoes! That sounds a little bizarre at this time of the year when it is almost time to bid farewell to the mango season. Being the king of fruits perhaps some of them…

    August 26, 2008
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    Odiya Style Mutton Curry

    Ask any Odiya what makes her or him most nostalgic thinking about a lazy Sunday afternoon growing up and they would say the aromatic smell of pot cooked mutton (mansa) curry, the secret recipe…

    June 9, 2008
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    Dahi Macha

    Dahi macha has class of its own. Seafood lovers, we the people of Orissa with a long coastline cannot exclude this relishing mustard curry from our diet. A lip smacking curry from my humble state…

    June 2, 2008
  • Tomato and khajuri katta is a very interesting combination of sour tomatoes with sweets dates. It is a very coveted side dish Odisha
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    Tomato khajuri khatta

    Tomato khajuri  khatta is a very interesting combination of sour tomatoes with sweets dates. It is a very coveted side dish for any festive cooking. This recipe can be stored for a week in…

    March 6, 2008
  • Traditional Odiya dessert
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    Rasabali-Odiya Dessert

    Indian dessert definitely requires an elaborate procedure, but results are worth trying. I really love to make those elaborate desserts when there is a festival or a dinner party. Rasabali is one of my…

    January 21, 2008
  • Chenna poda purely made of chenna with small amount suji (semolina) to bind. This is said to be the favorite dessert of Lord Jaganath.
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    Chennapoda from Odisha

    Chenna poda as name suggests is purely made of chenna with small amount suji (semolina) to bind. This is said to be the favorite dessert of Lord Jaganath. When it comes to having feast,…

    January 19, 2008