Every discricts of Odisha exhibits a unique tradition, culture and even a distinctive food speciality.The food has their unique mouth watering taste and these delicacies have rightly found their place in India’s desirable food map.
These unqiue cuisines has remained concealed since years & decades,limiting the delicious flavor of the food items to just within their hometowns or within Odisha. Therefore for all the foodies, we have listed some of the special dishes of some Odisha districts below.Check out.
10 remarkable Food Delicacies of various districts of Odisha !
Rasabali, Kendrapara :
Rasabali is a sweet dish Offered to Baladev Jew.It is believed that this sweet dish is originated from the Baladev Jew Temple of Kendrapara.Rasabali happens to be the most famous sweet dish found in this province of Odisha.The dish is soaked in thick flavoured milk and garnished with cardamoms on top, this authentic reddish-brown toothsome dish is even served as one of the chappana bhogas at Lord Jagannath temple.
Palua Ladu, Bhadrak :
This sweetest dish is originated from Bhadrak district of Odisha.Palua Ladu is a special kind of ladu that one will love to taste. Available at some of the best locations in Bhadrak.The recipe of its making is still guarded secretly since decades.
Chenna Poda, Nayagarh :
Chenna Poda is one of the best sweet dish , that Odisha is known for. Its a cheese dessert of Odisha. The taste of burnt cottage cheese equaling with the sweet sugar syrup that’s added to it,makes the taste of Chhena Poda kind of hard to forget.This sweet dish is available in almost every part of Odisha ,but Nayagarh happens to be the birthplace of this sweet dessert.Dry fruits like cashew nut and raisins are mixed during its preparation to add more flavour to Chenna Poda .
Dahibara Aloodum, Cuttack :
Never miss to try this yummy dish when you are in the Silver city of India.This legendary street food needs no introduction but for those who haven’t had it yet, it’s a must try.Dahibara when combined with hot & spicy aloodum and ghuguni gives such a heavenly taste that the inhabitants of Cuttack simply drool and preach about it. Moreover, when garnished with finely chopped onions and coriander leaves, it renders an unforgettable savour. For the katkis , the food comes as breakfast , lunch and dinner.
Bara is a typical Odia food mostly served as a traditional tiffin in various parts of Odisha.But the Bara of Dhenkanal is said to be the most tastiest and relishing.The food is crispy from outside and tenderly soft from within, Bara is prepared from black-gram dal or urad dal along with rice. Bara has the best taste when served with Aloodum or Guguni.
Mudhi-Mansa, Baripada :
Mudhi-Mansa is like a synonym of Baripada.Baripada, a small town of Mayurbhanj district, gained enormous popularity for its mudhi (puffed rice) and mansa (mutton) combination. Its a never to miss dish when you are in Baripada. You have to try it to believe it . Mudhi tastes utterly delectable with its mutton gravy counterpart. Not only do the denizens have it with this gravy, instead they prefer having it with anything and everything starting from tea to a list of endless things.
Khaja , Puri :
Khaja is an unique sweet used as one of the chappana bhogas of Lord Jagannath in Puri.Khaja is prepared in the temple of Lord Jagannath daily and served as a mouth-watering prasad.
Rassogolla , Salepur / Pahala :
Rassogolla is what makes Salepur & Pahala pretty famous and unlike other counterfeits which are spongy and whitish in color,this desi version is brownish which melts in the mouth as soon as one has it.
Kora Khai , Bhubaneswar :
Kora Khai is served as prasad at the famous Lingaraj temple of Bhubaneswar, this eatable is extremely famous for its taste. Prepared from spices like cinnamon and cardamom along with puffed rice, and caramelized with sugar, coconut pieces and cashew on top, Kora Khai is a perfect blend of taste.
Chaula Bara, Bolangir :
Bolangir is known for its rich culture offers a wide range of special delicacies but what makes it more remarkable is chaula bara.Rice is the primary food component of Bolangir which is the chief ingredient for preparing Chaula Bara.Sour and Spicy chutneys served with Chaula Bara adds ravishing taste when served alongside.