Makara Chaula (Makar Sankranti Special From Odisha)

4.20 from 6 votes

A traditional recipe made from fragrant ground rice that is fresh from the fields !!
Milk, cottage cheese, sugarcane, jaggery, ginger, pepper and cut fruits are also added to this 'no-cook' recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Served AsBreakfast
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup rice raw
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut freshly grated
  • 1/3 cup sugarcane small pieces
  • 1-2 banana ripe
  • Sugar to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese Chenna
  • 1 tsp ginger grated
  • 1/2 cup fruits chopped, of your choice


  • Soak the rice overnight. Wash and drain. Spread on a plate and allow to dry at room temperature for 2-3 hours.
  • Grind into a coarse powder and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients except for the banana and mix well.
  • Peel and crush the banana. Add to the mixing bowl and mix.
  • Consume within a day if kept outside the refrigerator. Can be refrigerated for 2-3 days.


  • Some chopped sugarcane pieces, sweet potato and jicama are also added to the dish if they are  available.
Also, see:
  1. Makara Chaula – An Odia Cuisine On Makar Sankranti
  2. Makara Chaula (Odissa)
  3. Peanut Chikki With Jaggery

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 210 kcal | Carbohydrates: 33 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 10 mg | Sodium: 69 mg | Potassium: 324 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 259 IU | Vitamin C: 20 mg | Calcium: 103 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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