Kanika is a special dish of Odisha.
Kanika is prepared during festivals.This dish is a part of Chhapann Bhog – 56 offerings (Maha Prasad) in the Puri Jagannath temple. It is a perfect example of a spiced and sweet recipe. The presence of spices gives the recipe a special flavor. The aroma of desi ghee makes this recipe a very exceptional one. You can prepare it easily with minimum ingredients. It goes well with sweet tomato chutney. The spices used in this dish make it very aromatic. So, try to make this unique dish in your kitchen and share your valuable feedback with us.
This recipe was prepared by a lovely Mom: Swastika Pradhan from Kolkata
Tips and Suggestions by a Mom Chef:
- You can prepare Kanika in a pressure cooker instead of a clay pan.
- Cook rice till 1 whistle in the pressure cooker, then remove steam and leave it for 10 minutes.
- The ratio of water to rice should be 2:1.