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Onam Sadhya
Stories

Onam & Avial

xams, drizzles and finger-licking food. That pretty much summed up Onam for me through school. It almost always came smack in the middle of terminal exams and during monsoons. Two things always made the festival really memorable:

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deepak men whoo cook oriya fish mustard
Local flavors

Men Who Cook – An Oriya Feast by Deepak Mohapatra

The latest gent to feature in our Men Who Cook series cooked us a meal that one doesn’t find very often – an Oriya feast. Amateur violin player, inveterate traveller and IT strategist, Deepak Mohapatra, volunteered to cook for us one Sunday evening and educate us.

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Recipes

dahi vada
Recipes

Urad & Mung Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada with it’s fun play on textures, savoury, sweet and sour flavours, and the freshness of yogurt and herbs, is a fun snack and also a tasty side to include on a lunch or dinner party menu

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A bowl of eggplant and fruits curry.
Everyday Easy

Baingan Seb

A Kashmiri delicacy, the unusual combination of brinjal and apples makes for an exceptionally delicious dish

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dal gud jaggery halwa
Recipes

Gur Ka Halwa

The beautiful, simple, super-quick to make, Gur ka Halwa is a perfect example of why we love Halwa so much. It’s warm, dark and sweet in that lovely caramel way that Jaggery sweetens.

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