Odia Kanika Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Needless to say, rice delicacies spell 'comfort' like no other. And this Odia Kanika is one of the most flavourful and fragrant rice dishes that Odia cuisine treasures. Served in Jagannath Temple as a part of the Chhapan Bhog, this dish is made with a handful of ingredients like rice, turmeric, ghee, salt, coconut, sugar, dry fruits and some aromatic and flavourful spices that are an absolute treat for your taste buds. Savour this dish once and we bet you won’t be able to resist yourself from taking another serving. 

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Odia Kanika

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Ingredients for Odia Kanika Recipe

  • As required Rice
  • As required Turmeric powder
  • As required Pure ghee
  • As required Star anise
  • As required Bay leaves
  • As required Green cardamom
  • As required Black paper
  • As required Cloves
  • As required Cashew nuts
  • As required Kismis
  • As required Salt
  • As required Coconut
  • As required Sugar

Directions: Odia Kanika Recipe

Steps To Prepare

  • STEP 1.Soak the rice, add turmeric to it and mix well.
  • STEP 2.Heat a pan and add 2 tbsps of ghee. Roast cashew nuts and raisins and keep them aside for further use.

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.To a pan, add ghee along with star anise, green cardamom, cloves and bay leaf and temper them till they are fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Next, add the soaked rice and stir well to incorporate.
  • STEP 3.Add the chopped coconut pieces, salt and sugar along with a glass of water and cook till the rice is cooked.
  • STEP 4.Transfer the rice into a bowl and serve with a dollop of desi ghee.


  • STEP 1.Use Gobindabhog rice for the mouth-watering fragrance.
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Recipe By Slurrp