Ghanta (Orriya Vegetable Curry) Recipe

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Ghanta (Orriya Vegetable Curry)
How to make Ghanta (Orriya Vegetable Curry)
  • Chef: Chef Senapati, Toshali Sands Resort, Orissa
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A traditional Oriya vegetable curry infused with hot spices and aromatic add-ons of rai, methi and kalonji.

Ingredients of Ghanta (Orriya Vegetable Curry)

  • For the tadka:
  • Fennel seeds, rai, methi, kalonji, cumin seeds- all in equal proportions
  • For the paste:
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp khus khus
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2-3 whole red chillies
  • For the main preparation:
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp tadka
  • 2 whole red chillies
  • 1 onions- chopped
  • mixed vegetables- chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp of the paste

How to Make Ghanta (Orriya Vegetable Curry)

  • For the tadka:
  • 1.Mix all the ingredients.
  • For the paste:
  • 1.Grind together cumin, ginger-garlic paste, khus khus, coriander seeds, whole red chillies with a little water.
  • For the main dish:
  • 1.Heat ghee in a pan.
  • 2.To this add the tadka, red chillies and the chopped onions.
  • 3.Add mixed vegetables, salt and turmeric powder.
  • 4.Cover and cook for 20 minutes on low flame.
  • 5.Now add the paste and mix well.
  • 6.Cover the pan and cook for another 10 minutes on low flame.
  • 7.Serve hot.