Nirmala August 29, 2023

1. Chhena Gaja :

Chhena gaja is a sweet dish from Orissa, India. Unlike some other popular chhenabased Oriya desserts, such as rasagolla, which have spread throughout India, the chhena gaja remains largely popular within the state itself. Although the ingredients of chhena gaja are essentially the same as that of rasagolla and chhenna poda, the dishes could not differ more in taste. One of the best places to savor chhena gajas is Pahala, near Bhubaneswar. However, chhena gaja is equally popular all over Orissa.

2. Ras malai :

Ras Malai or Rosh malai is a dessert eaten in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. The name Ras Malai comes from two parts in Urdu: Ras meaning juice/juicy and Malai, meaning cream. It has been described as a rich cheesecake without a crust.

3. Kakara pitha :

A deep fried sweet dish like arisha but made of wheat/maida flour and coconut, jaggery, black pepper, edible camphor and chhena stuffing.Kakara pitha is a sweet deepfried cake from Orissa offered to God and served hot or cold on many festivals.

4. Aludum :

The delicious Punjabi dum aloo is one of the most coveted potato curry recipes of Indian cooking. Follow this recipe and learn how to make mouth watering truly punjabi style dum aloo with curd based kasuri methi flavored gravy at home in just few easy steps.

5. Chakuli pitha :

Chakuli Pitha is a flat Oriya ricebased fried cake traditionally made in the state of Orissa. It is prepared using rice flour (arua chaula), black gram (biri dali), refined edible oil (rifine tela) most favorable will be ghee or mustard oil, and salt (luna). It traces its origin during early 4th century BC when Buddha had tasted the Chakra apoopa from two merchants coming from Kalinga Kingdom to Magadha.

6. Bela Pana :

Bela pana is a drink made from Bael (Aegle marmelos) fruit pulp,in the month of Chaitra and Boishakh,in Orissa.

7. Chhena Poda :

Chhena poda is the quintessential cheese dessert from the state of Orissa in eastern India. Chhena poda literally means burnt cheese in Oriya. It is made of wellkneaded homemade cottage cheese or chhena, sugar, cashew nuts and raisins, and is baked for several hours until it browns. Chhena poda is the only well known Indian dessert whose flavor is predominantly derived from the caramelization of sugar.