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dahi parwel

Dahi Parwel Dolma

  Pointed Gourd is otherwise known as Parwel and we call it as potal (in odiya). Pointed gourd is a must bring vegetable when in season. Except winter, it is available throughout the year.     In odiya cuisine there are a lot of dishes that can be made using parwel, starting from curries & […]

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fenugreek leaves rice

Methi Matar Pulao

  What comes to your mind when you hear about winter !!! Carrot halwa,Nimona, chikki, soup,mooli ke parathe, govi ke parathe etc. I eagerly wait for the winter so that I can enjoy all these above dishes. Winter season is everyone’s favorite because all the fresh greens are available like spinach, fenugreek, mustard leaves and […]

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stuffed brinjal curry

Bharli Vangi (stuffed Brinjal)

    Do you love Eggplants ? Or you are one of them who don’t like Eggplants at all. Well you are not alone in this world who doesn’t like the taste of Eggplants. As we belong to Odiya-bengoli family we often  roast Brinjal directly on the gas flame then we mash it with green […]

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tahari / tahiri

Mix vegetable Tahiri

  The auspicious festival holi is now over.. I am sure… all my viewers had a lot of fun . We also celebrated holi with mawa gujhiya , thandai and green pea kachori . Yes of course without colour. Didn’t find gulal in Tamilnadu ,so celebrated only with food and flowers. After making lot of […]

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Saatvik Aloo matar paneer

  My mother in law is a master in making saatvik  dishes.  She rarely takes the food which cointains onion and garlic. Even she never uses more spices in her dishes. Only with salt, turmeric , chilli powder and tomatoes she makes excellent dishes.     I rarely make saatvik dishes at home . Though […]

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Thandai spice mix

THANDAI MASALA

  The word Thandai , carries the word ‘thand’ which means cool. And thandai means the cooling drink which is usually served to refresh the mood and mind. Thandai is traditionally associated with Mahashivratri and Holi.   Thandai is a cooling drink , prepared with milk, lot of dry fruits, sugar and saffron. In my […]

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