India has a rich culinary heritage and is internationally famous for the amazing variety that it offers for the palate. Regional diversity in food gives rise to traditional as well as newer treats that have always been tempting and pampering for our taste buds.
Odisha, previously known as Orissa, is one such state that is traditionally famous for its mouth watering delicacies throughout the past centuries. The coastal state boasts of a huge menu that spans over different varieties of rice, lentils, desserts and sea food. Jagannath Temple in Puri is internationally famous for running the largest kitchen in the world. The Prasada (communion) is cooked on chulas and served to over 10,000 worshippers daily. Based on popularity, some of the most preferred Oriya dishes are: [Read more…]