Preparation For : 4 People | Preparation Time : 1 hour (Approx)
  • Nadia (Cocoanut)- half a coconut(shredded)
  • Aalu (Potato)-300grm
  • Piaja (Onion)-100grm
  • Aada(Ginger)- 1inch
  • Rasuna(Garlic) -15 cloves
  • Tamato (Tomato)-75 grm
  • Besana (gram flour)- 2 btsp
  • Haladi Gunda (Turmeric powder) -1 tsp
  • Jeera (cumin seeds)-1tsp
  • Aleicha (Small Cardamom)- 2pcs
  • Lavanga (Clove) -2 pcs
  • Dalchini (Long Cinnamon)- 1 inch
  • Sukila Lanka (dry chili)-2 piece
  • Kacha (Green Chili) – 1 Piece
  • Refined oil -75 grm
  • Salt ( as per taste)
Preparation : Step wise
  • To start with, make a fine paste of onion (100rm), ginger ,garlic and dry chilies.
  • Then, cut the unpeeled potato, into slices and boil these in a pan with water until these tenderly boiled. Then drain out the water , peel off potatoes and cut into cubes.
  • Chop the onion (50 grm) and green chilies. Cut the rest of the onions into thin slices and cut the tomatoes into small pieces, keep these aside.
  • Make powder of small cardamom, clove, and long cinnamon.
  • Make a fine dough of shredded coconut, gram flour, chopped onion, green chilies, salt (as per taste) and a little water to make a thick mixture.
  • Make small balls out of the above mixture, then heat oil in a pan, fry the balls in lower flame till it turns dark brown.
  • Heat the rest of the oil in another pan and add the cumin seeds. Allow spluttering.
  • Add the masala paste (from step-2), turmeric powder to it and stir it .Fry this paste over medium flame until it begins turning a light brown.
  • Add the tomatoes (from step-3), oiled potatoes and continue to fry till the paste is well cooked.
  • Then add 3-4 cup of water to it, add salt as per taste and stir it properly. Boil it for 10-12 minutes.
  • Drop fried balls (from step- 6) slowly into the boiling water. Lower the flame. And boil it for another 5-8 minutes until the gravy thickness to the desired consistency.
  • Add the garam masala powder (from step-4) and serve hot with rice or paratha.
Photo Gallery : Recipe Preparation

Health & Additional Cooking Tips

Coconut contains 70% oil which helps in digestion, creation of hemoglobin, avoid blood cult, and strengthen teeth. The recipe is rich in calcium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamin-B.

3 Responses
  1. dashankita11 Says:

    Nice recipe

  2. Grirsh Biswal Says:

    nice to see odiya cuisine on net which is delicious and appetizing

  3. Subhayu Says:

    If the potatoes are cut into small pieces and boiled twice over (the second time for 10-12 min), not sure they would retain the shape shown in the picture.

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