Makara Chaula (Makar Sankranti Special From Odisha)

Makara Chaula Makar Sankranti Special From Odisha
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.
4.20 from 6 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served As: Breakfast
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 210 kcal
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.

Recipe Notes

  • 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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4.20 from 6 votes

Recipe Nutrition

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

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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