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Cabbage and prawn  cooked in oriya style is an absolute delight for food lover. Cabbage or Bandhakobi gets an extremely delicate flavour from the prawns and the taste is just heavenly. This dish is quite dry and can be served both with roti and rice.


Cabbage-1 small
Shrimps/prawns-1 cup
Potato-1 large(peeled and cut into cubes)
Chopped Onion-1
Chopped tomato-1 large
Ginger-garlic paste-2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
Chili powder-1 tsp
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Dry red chili-2
Bay leaves-1
Salt to taste
Oil-2 tbsp
Cilantro for garnish


1-Wash,clean and devein prawns.Apply 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and keep aside.
2-In a pan heat 1 tbsp oil,add marinade prawns and fry lightly in medium flame for 3-4 minutes from
both sides until they change their color to light golden.Keep them aside.
3-In the same pan heat remaining oil,add red chili,bay leaves and splutter cumin seeds.
4-add chopped onions and fry till g…


Molten chocolate cake or lava cake is a popular dessert that combines the elements of a flourless chocolate cake (sometimes called a chocolate decadence cake) and a soufflé. Some other names used are chocolate fondant pudding, chocolate moelleux and chocolate lava cake.


Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate (or use your favorite 70% dark chocolate bar)-3/4 cup
Butter(diced,room temperature)-3/4 cup
Granulated Sugar-1/2 cup
All purpose Flour-1/3 cup
Ramekins-4(oven safe)
Butter for Ramekins


1-Preheat oven to 200C (400F).

2-Melt dark chocolate and butter using either the microwave or a hot water bath or a double boiler

 3-In a large bowl, use an electric whisk (you can whisk by hand too but it’s more tedious) to beat
the eggs and sugar till the mixture turns pale and frothy.This will take a few minutes.

4- Pour melted chocolate/butter you prepared in step 1,into the egg mixture prepared in step 2.
Stir in the flour.Use a spatula to mix everything evenly.

5-Grease your r…