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kheer | khiri | dessert

kheer is a special sweet dish, which is prepared all over India to during festivals and auspicious occasions. In Odisha “chaula khiri” is popular . Kheer, also called Ferenhi or Payesh or Kiru is a rice pudding from the cuisine of the Indian and Iran, it is made by boiling rice or wheat or tapioca (or vermicelli) with milk and sugar. It is flavored with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, almonds. It is typically served as a dessert. It is also known in some regions as payesh, payasam, payasa, phirni, chaula khiri and gil-e-firdaus. kheer has a lot of different names in different part of India but what ever the name is, we love rice kheer for it’s flavor and divine taste  :) 

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ouu khatta recipe | elephant apple sweet and sour chutney

Ouu Khatta (ଓଉ ଖଟା) or Ou Tenga is a sweet and sour Chutney made of elephant apple (ouu) Dillenia indica in jaggery. ouu khatta is mostly prepared in households during the festivals. the sweet and sour taste of this khatta incites the hunger within. khatta is best served with rice and dalma.




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grapes chutney recipe | angoor khatta

angoor khatta or grapes chutney is a sweet and tangy side dish which is very popular in east India. this recipe marks the right blend of grapes and tamarind to create a flavour which will tease your taste buds :) if you have not tried this before, you should not have second thoughts 😀

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ginger flavoured green moong dal recipe | no onion no garlic recipe

dal can be made in a various ways, but the ginger flavoured moong dal recipe is a personal favourite. not only because of its taste, but also because it is very easy to make and healthy. if you love ginger and its flavour, you have to try this recipe. the ginger and asafoetida (hing) creates a delicious taste and aroma. i have not used onion and garlic in this recipe. although you can use them, but i would recommend you to try the ginger version first.

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crunchy corn fritters | makai pakoda

Sweet and crunchy corn fritters (or corn pakoda) is a popular snack. Available from 5-star hotel to road-star stalls, corn pakoda is very much in demand, specially by the vegetarians. Corn pakoda can be made in minutes and can be served to guests without much effort.


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how to make jeera aloo recipe | Indian vegan recipe

Jeera Aloo or Aloo Jeera is a very easy and tasty recipe. Mostly prepared during festivals or pujas, aloo jeera is a no onion no garlic recipe. Even for foodies, aloo jeera is a must try. The ease and simplicity of making jeera aloo combined with its taste is something one should not miss, specially with luchi or poori :)


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Red Cabbage Carrot and Cucumber Salad | Healthy Vegan Recipe

Red Cabbage Carrot and Cucumber Salad – This healthy vegan salad gives you a lot of vitamins, iron and nutrients. What better way to start your day with. With a dash of black salt, lemon and black pepper, this salad turns out to be delicious.


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Spicy Chicken and Grape Sauce Stir Fry

Stir fried Spicy Chicken soaked with Grapes Sauce – Sunday and chicken goes so well together. I just love the combination. With grapes in stock, I thought of one crazy idea – Chicken with Grapes. I have never done this before and was super excited to find out how it will turn out to be. And the result is – this post. It was so delicious that I could not stop myself from writing this post. Try it once and you will definitely try this again.

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Bhindi Bhaja | How to make stir fried Okra | No Onion No Garlic

Stir fried Okra or Ladyfinger fry is one of the easiest recipe you can make at home. Commonly known as Bhendi Bhaja in Odia, this recipe has the taste of stir fry together with the nutrition of Okra. Low in calories, zero in saturated fats and cholesterol, and packed with dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins, Okra or Bhindi is also recommended for weight reduction. I prepared this version of the recipe without onion and garlic. Should there be something keeping you away from trying out this recipe. Absolutely no. This recipe is a classic example of “easy, tasty and healthy recipe”.


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How to make Nadia Bara | Coconut Cutlet Recipe

Nadia Bara or Coconut Cutlet – On Ganesh puja, we got a coconut from each of our neighbors who did Ganesh puja in their homes. With so many coconuts, we decided to try out different coconut recipes. Nadia Bara was the first recipe we prepared. It not only makes a crispy and tasty snack, but with some carrots, onions, coriander, lemon juice/sauce, Nadia bara recipe can be a complete mini-meal. And to top that, this recipe is made without onion and garlic.


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