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This traditional combination of lunch is mostly prepared in festival occasion in Odisha. Kanika is a traditional sweet pulao recipe which is also one of the item of 56bhog of Jagannath. The presence of desi ghee and spices gives it to a special flavours. Ghanta tarkari is a signature Odia recupe where variety of vegetables are cooked in soaked puses. Due to presence of so msny vegetables the nutrient content of the curry is so high. In Odisha ghanta is must to be prepared on the next day on the occasion of Dwitibahan puja (mostly called it as Dwitia osha ghanta) in every home. Ambula rai is also a traditional odia recipe that is extremely popular among all generations. It is a sun dried mango raita cooked in mustard gravy, coconut and curd in odia style.