Mudhi Mansa


Mudhi Mansa is one of the iconic snack dishes of Odisha. It is an exclusive delicacy in “Baripada” a town situated in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. The delicious mutton curry (Mansa) with onions, green chillies and fresh coriander is savoured with Mudhi or puffed rice

Ingredients :

  • Goat Meat 250 gms
  • Large Onion,finely chopped 1 nos
  • Tomato chopped(optional) 1 nos
  • Mustard Oil 1 cups
  • Garam Masala 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder 2 tsp
  • Potato ,peel and cut into halve 1 nos
  • Cinnamon Stick 1 nos
  • Bay Leaf 1 nos
  • Cardamoms 2 nos
  • Cloves 2-3 nos
  • Pufffed Rice 2 cups
  • Coriander Leaves 2-3 tsp
  • Sugar /2 tsp

Directions :

  1. Marinate goat meat with 3 tsp mustard oil, turmeric powder and red chilli powder over night or 5 hrs
  2. In a pressure cooker take mustard oil and increase the flame to high mode so that the mustard smell goes off.
  3. Shallow fry potatoes and keep them aside.
  4. In same oil sugar and let it carameluze , next add all the spices( cardamom, bay leaf, cinnamon , cloves)
  5. Add onions and tomato. Let it turn soft and mushy.
  6. Next add marinated meat with some salt to taste.
  7. Add 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles
  8. Open and add garam masala and chopped coriander
  9. Serve with puffed rice and garnish with chopped tomatoes, onion, chopped green chilly if you like spicy. You can add farsan or sev if you want
  10. It is an odia dish that needs to be brought in limelight. we use leftover mutton curry to make this amazing puffed rice delicacy. Try it!