chilis

Drinks, Vegan

Jamrul Spicy Sip

´┐╝This fruit is known with many names , wax apple ,rose apple ,jambul ,water apple or simple Jamrul in Oriya. Here in Odisha mostly Jamruls are available which colors ranges from white to pale green. These bell shaped fruits are very pleasant to eyes which helps to improve blood sugar control .Rose Apple possess rich amount of iron, calcium, fiber, Vitamin C, protein and Vitamin A.´┐╝

Curry / Side-dish, Fish/Sea Food

Steamed Prawns in Mustard Sauce | Bhapa Chingri Recipe

“Bhapa Chingri” with no such effort this dish can be prepared within your comfort zone. Bhapa which means steaming in Bengali & Chingri means prawn. If you see the history ,then Steaming is one of the oldest method of cooking dates back centuries to ancient china.In ayurvedic way of cooking ,this method is considered as the best resulting in a more nutritious food than boiling. You can use other fish like Bhetki(Barramundi) , Ilish in place of shrimp and make this dish.

Bread / Rice

Pakhala ,a Summer Soul Food

“Pakhala” For many of you this word must be out of your food dictionary. This is an authentic preparation from Odisha to get rid from the Scorching summer heat. A soul food for Odias which is found almost in every house on a Summer Day. I have been asked by many people about this.You can find this dish at Puri Jagannath temple though it’s not a part of offerings to Lord Jagannath. How it’s prepared ?

Fish/Sea Food

Hinga-Sungta ,A Konkani delicacy

Konkan region ,the vast 720km long coastline in the state of Maharastra, Goa & Karnatak has a lot of diversity in their cuisine. Evolved from local produce like rice,lentils,coconut,red-chilis,sea-food ..Konkani Cuisine is one of the popular cuisine in India now. Mostly they are dairy free with the use of fresh coconut milk in an endless combination with different spices. The fresh made Masalas give true essence to a konkani dish .

Curry / Side-dish, Vegan

Indian Potato Curry Recipe | Aloo-Dum Recipe

Aloo-dum or dum-aloo , call it as you wish. This particular dish i am sharing today is the Alor dum that a bengali enjoy with loochi or as a spicy chat adding few common things to the dish like chopped fresh red-onion..lemon juice and black-salt etc.The same chat is famous in Orissa too. I remember in my school days , when a person used to sell this made of tiny baby potatoes , but that was cooked with very less spice. This recipe what my granny makes for us when we visit her.Being a bengali , she is a very…

Bread / Rice, Vegan

Green Chickpeas Rice

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. ~Charles Dickens~ I am in love with Delhi climate these days..With arrival of spring the land awakening with it’s morning glow.Green ,the color of nature brings freshness, and fertility to earth.I enjoy buying fresh veggies from local market that occurs every evening just a kilometer distance from my house.And these fresh green chickpeas took away my sight as i entered that long stretched vegetables crowd day before yesterday .My childhood memory…

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