rasgulla | make spongy rasagolla in pressure cooker

Rasgulla – the name itself makes my mouth water. Soft or spongy, fresh hot or chilled, rasgullas are a must try for everyone. In Odia, it is called ‘Rasagolla’. Made from sugar syrup, cheese (chenna) and semolina, rasagolla is a very popular dessert in India.

I have made the spongy version of rasagolla using pressure cooker.

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pasta with black chickpea and barbecue sauce

Quick, easy, tasty, healthy (and… vegan) – what else would you want from a recipe. ‘pasta with black chickpea and barbecue sauce’ is one such. I am always tempted by barbecue sauce, but never thought it would blend so well with pasta and black chickpea. This recipe and its variants can be made in less than 15 mins.

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mooli saag ki sabzi | radish leaves stir fry recipe

Radish leaves stir fry is a very easy and healthy recipe. Called as ‘mooli ka saag’ in Hindi and ‘moola bhaja’ in Odia, this recipe is a common side dish in the Indian cuisine.

Mooli saag ki sabzi can also be made part of the healthy home-made vegetable roll. Cooking the radish greens lowers the pungent smell and enhances the taste. So for those who do not prefer raw radish and radish greens, this recipe will definitely change your perception.

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green gram crepe | green moong uttapam | pesarattu dosa

Pesarattu dosa or green gram crepe make for a healthy breakfast or snack recipe. Made in a similar way like dosa, this green moong dosa is made by grinding the overnight soaked green grams.

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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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broccoli carrot and corn masala curry

I like to experiment with curries with more than 1 vegetable. Just like this one – broccoli carrot and corn masala curry. It not only adds taste to the curry, but also the goodness of different vegetables combined together. Broccoli carrot and corn masala curry is easy to make and can be made from the leftover broccoli and carrot stir fry from the previous night.

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How to make Pumpkin Halwa | Kaddu ka Halwa Recipe

Pumpkin Halwa, also called kaddu ka halwa in Hindi, is a popular sweet dish and is specially made on festivals. But I make pumpkin halwa whenever we get a big one :) Pumpkin Halwa is also made on certain auspicious events or pujas when onion and garlic is not included in the recipes.

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Rice Vada | Chaula Bara | Crunchy Crispy Vada

These rice vadas (Odia – Chaula Bara) are very famous street food of Odisha. These crispy vadas are savoured with onions and fried chillis. Other popular varieties are dahi bara, dahi bara alu dum, bara guguni, bara alu dum.

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Aloo ki Sabji | Potato Curry | Alu Tarakari

Potato or Alu (Aaloo in Odia) is a common ingredient in almost all the recipes in eastern Indian. Potato has a lot of variations in the Odia and Indian cuisine, for example alu dum, alu tarkari, alu kassa, alu bhaja, alu chokha, alu chakata, alu jeera and a lot more. Alu is the sole superstar of all these recipes.

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dry chickpea masala | spicy kabuli chana

Dry chickpea masala or spicy kabuli chana is a common snack in many households. I had shared the Kabuli Chana Chaat Recipe sometime back. This one is different. I have stir fried the chickpea with spices which gives it an entirely different taste. A must try for the spicy-snack loving people.

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