Ganesh Chaturthi Special: Chuda Ghasa

Jay Shri Ganesh Chuda Ghasa is a traditionally Odia delicacy which originates from the coastal area of the state. Notably, preparing Chuda Ghasa is a community activity where women sit around banana leaves mixing the mixture to perfection. It is generally made in...

Ganesh Chaturthi special – Modak

Jay Sri Ganesh! Much awaited Ganesh Chaturthi is just two days away and so preparations are in full swing for the pooja in almost all households. With planning well in hand puja decorations and final touches to the idols are being given. And the ladies are quite busy...

Janmastami Special Recipes

Janmashtami is the celebration of Bal Gopal Krishna's birth. His birth is celebarted with great joy and fervour throughout India. People observe fast, worship the Lord and feed Him with His favourite sweet. So here are few sweets which you can make at home to offer...

Chitau Pitha

Chitau Pitha is a special type of pancake from Odisha, which ceremonially prepared on "Chitalagi Amavasya" or "Chitou Amavasya", which is offered to Lord Jagannath. Notably, Chitalagi Amavasya" or "Chitou Amavasya", is observed on the new-moon day of the 'Sravana'...

Suji Kakara or Suji Manda

It is a deep fried sweet dish from Odisha, It can be made with wheat flour (atta) and Maida or with Suji/semolina. Here I am sharing how to do dish with suji. Suji kakara is also another delicacy which is made during Raja. So, here is the recipe: Ingredients Semolina...

Poda Pitha, a traditional Raja delicacy

Poda Pitha is the favourite and holds a special place in every Odia’s heart. It is said Raja Festival is colourless and tasteless without Poda Pitha. You can find Podha pitha in every Odia house hold during the Raja Festival. The Pitha is also the favourite dish of...

Simple Home-made Mango Jam

Think as much as you can, but you can’t find one thing to match the heavenly taste of Mango Jam! Much-loved by all be it children or adults, Mango Jam is the perfect spread for freshly buttered toast. It has a luscious texture and rich tangy flavour, which is sure to...

6 food items in summer for a hydrated & glowing skin

Every woman and girls always want their skin to glow and radiant. But during summers the slin generall becomes dehydrate and look pale. So, here are the top foods, which you can eat to have hydrated and glowing skin in the summers: Coconut Water: Coconut Water is...

Traditional drink to quench thirst in summers –‘Ghola Dahi’

Buttermilk is one of the popular summer cooler made with yogurt, all over India with mild variations. It's mostly called chaas in North India, mor in Tamil Nadu, mooru in Kerala, and majige in Kannada and Telugu. In Odisha, it's called ghola dhai  which is made with...

Home-made Mango Ice- cream

Summer means mango – the most irresistible of all tropical fruits. The lush, juicy mangoes also make the most delicious ice creams. So here is an easy recipe to make the delicious ice- creams, which everybody loves to relish Ingredients: 2(ripe) Mangoes 200 gm Milk...