Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Suji Kakara Pitha (Odisha Special)


Suji (rawa ) -2 cups 
Water 4 cups
Sugar -1 ½  cup ( u can adjust sugar according to your taste)
cardamom- 5 pcs ( make powder)
Shredded fresh coconut- half a coconut
Freshly Grounded Black pepper- 1tsp
Refined Oil- for frying
Salt - a pinch


  • In a bowl, mix properly the shredded coconut, half of Sugar, black pepper pwd.  and cardamom powder and mix well .Keep them aside.
  • Boil about  4 cups of water (double the amount of rawa))& add sugar, a pinch of salt to it. When  sugar dissolves, Add Rawa to it. Mix  them  fast to avoid any  lumps. Stir it Keep it on the flame for 2 min. Remove from flame and keep aside.
  • Let the dough cools down to room temperature. Then apply ltl oil in your palms. Kneed the dough till it becomes soft.
  • Make small small balls from the dough & flatten them using your palms , 
  • Make  a deep depression in between ( make it like a cup) using your fingers  & put  the coconut stuffing. 
  • Then Close it form all sides .Make the above balls into flat shape  with the help of  your palms.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan . When hot, drop these stuffed balls one by one & fry in a lower flame till they  turns golden brown from each side.
  •  Kakara pitha is ready and serve it hot or cool anyway u like it.

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Delicious mango milk shake


1 large mango, peeled, pitted and chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup milk
whipped cream/ vanilla ice cream - 1cup
cardamon powder- 1/4 tsp


Place all ingredients in a blender. 
Blend until smooth. Pour into 2 tall glasses.Serve it with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.