Sasmita Sahoo

Myself Sasmita, an ex-software engineer by profession and food blogger by passion. I am the creator, writer & photographer of the foodie blog Firsttimercook ( where I share my thoughts about foods and you can find well-crafted recipes for the home cook.

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Recipes and Articles by Sasmita Sahoo

पुदीना मूंग दाल रेसिपी - Mint Moong Dal Recipe

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:00

पुदीना के बहुत सारे फायदे होते है. यह आपको गर्मी से राहत देता है और आपको डाईजेशन में भी मादा करता है. यहाँ हमनेपुदीना ...

Published in Dal Recipes

पुदीना मूंग दाल रेसिपी - Pudina Moong Dal Recipe

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 10:00

पुदीना एक ऐसी सामग्री है जो पेट के लिए अच्छा माना है. इसलिए हमने इस मूंग दाल को ट्विस्ट देने के लिए इसमें पुदीने का प्रयोग ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Veggie Pearl Millet Tart Recipe

Monday, 04 December 2017 10:00

The tart is a baked dish which consists of a filling either sweet or savory on top of a pastry base. Basically tarts have an open top, not covered by pastry. The pastry used for tart is usually shortcrust pastry which does not puff up during baking and always maintains a 'half-fat-to-flour' ratio. ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Rose Buns With Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

Saturday, 02 December 2017 10:00

Rose Bun or Rose shaped dinner rolls with mushroom stuffing, whichever you may say, but these are lovely looking rolls. Not only these are pretty in looks, but also delicious in taste. These are light and fluffy, soft and moist as well. These pretty rolls are guaranteed to be a big hit in party as well ...

Mango Donut Cake Recipe With Chocolate Glaze

Saturday, 02 December 2017 10:00

The Mango Donut Cake Recipe With Chocolate Glaze that is packed with flavors from ripe mangoes and when dipped in chocolate makes it absolutely lip smacking. You can make this Mango Donut cake in any shape you like, by simply placing it in Muffin pans or bundt pans as well.  But ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Pita Saga Bati Basa Recipe

Monday, 13 February 2017 00:19

Pita saga (glinus oppositifolius) bati basa - Pita saga (glinus oppositifolius) is cooked in a coarsely pounded mustard-garlic green chilli paste along with chopped eggplant, tomato and potato. The botanical name of the pita saga is Glinus oppositifolius. Glinus oppositifolius is an erect or almost ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Oriya Badi Chura Recipe | Sundried Lentil Dumpling Crumble

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 00:16

The badi chura is an authentic recipe of Odisha state. Badi is sun-dried lentil dumpling and chura means a coarse mixture of badi, onion, garlic, green chilli along with mustard oil. Nowadays there are varieties of badi available. But traditionally, soaked black gram or urad dal is grinded to a ...

Sun Dried Raw Mango Raita Recipe-Ambula Rai

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 00:00

As we know tantalizing pickles are a tasty condiment to serve with any meal. Some people without any curry also finished their meal just with pickle. Winter is that time of the year, when most of Indian terrace is lined up with freshly filled pickle jars. We, odias make a variety of pickles too. Among ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Double Ka Meetha Recipe With Mixed Nuts Rabri

Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:20

Double ka meetha is a most popular traditional dessert of Hyderabad and Double Ka Meetha Recipe With Mixed Nuts Rabri is a wonderful twist to the sweet recipe. This dessert is a type of bread pudding where the deep fried slices of bread soaked in sugar syrup, then garnished with cardamom flavored ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Traditional Whole Gobi Musallam Recipe

Sunday, 15 January 2017 00:14

Traditional Whole Gobi Musallam Recipe is a roasted whole cauliflower dish and much popular dish in northern part of India. Gobi musallam is easy to prepare and eye appealing too. Mainly the whole cauliflower / gobi is first parboiled, a creamy sauce is whipped up, then parboiled ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Ginger-Holy Basil Tisane - Adrak Tulsi Chai Recipe

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:21

Ginger-Holy Basil Tisane is an Adrak Tulsi Chai Recipe which is a concoction of beneficial ginger and tulsi leaves. This herbal brew works by increasing body metabolism, which in turn helps in accelerating fat burning process. It provides a healthy and natural way to lose weight. Tulsi is ...

Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi (Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe)

Friday, 06 January 2017 16:22

Matar Aur Chilke Ka Sabzi is a green Peas & Peel Stir Fry Recipe. Instead of discarding all the peel of the peas, you can stir in an interesting recipe from it, when combined with spring onions and spicing with panch phoron masala. Only trick is to remove the thick fibrous vein of the chilka/peapod. ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Vegan Carrot Halwa Ice Cream Recipe

Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:22

Vegan Carrot Halwa Ice Cream Recipe is an interesting twist to the most popular sweet dessert pudding in India. Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa is much sought after dessert during winters (harvest season for carrots) and festivals. Traditionally, this dessert is prepared by cooking the shredded carrots ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Rasgulla Custard Pudding Recipe

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 00:22

Rasgulla Custard Pudding is a fusion dessert where the rasgullas are loaded over the custard. I always prefer to use mini rasgullas for this type of pudding. The flavor is much unique and quick to prepare, even you can prepare if your guests are at your door step. Serve Rasgulla Custard Pudding on its ...

Eggless Christmas Tree Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Monday, 26 December 2016 00:22

Make Eggless Christmas Tree Chocolate Cookies Recipe to be a center piece of attraction on the dining table of for this New Year's party. These are made by stacking up some frosted cookies largest to smallest and finally decorated by a variety of Christmas sprinkles. Here I have used the ...

Eggless Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti Recipe

Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:18

Biscotti also known as 'cantuccini' are the authentic Italian biscuits. The word 'biscotti' means twice-baked, and these type of biscuits are baked twice in oven. Basically, these are oblong shaped as well as dry and crunchy in texture. Since these Eggless Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti are baked twice, ...

Pizza Pinwheel Recipe (Swirl Pizza)

Saturday, 10 December 2016 00:00

Pizza Pinwheel are basically pizza dough rolled into the shape of pretty pinwheels. Who doesn’t love pizza and add to that when it's made in bite sizes, with no need for cutting. Pizza pinwheels are super easy to make and serve. These are best right after baking, while still piping hot and cheesy. ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Pista Sandesh Recipe

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 00:00

Sandesh is a popular moist sweet fudge in the Bengali cuisine which has chenna as the main ingredient. This sweet can be made easily at home and requires just two ingredients:chenna and sugar. So with very less ingredients, this yummy sweet dish can be enjoyed. Pista Sandesh is perfect for gifting in ...

Oriya Kakharu Phula Bhaja Recipe (Pumpkin Flower Fritters)

Monday, 21 November 2016 00:21

Oriya Kakharu Phula Bhaja or Pumpkin Flower Fritters Recipe is a popular Odissi fritter recipe which is also famous in West Bengal. These pumpkin flower fritters is an easy and quick recipe. To use in this recipe, only male flowers that are harvested from the pumpkin plant are used to cook. This is since ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Chole Capsicum Masala Recipe

Thursday, 17 November 2016 00:49

Chole Capsicum Masala is a north Indian style chickpea preparation with capsicum. This cuisine is popular all over India. The chole / kabuli-chana and capsicum (here I have used the green capsicum) are cooked deliciously in a cashew-based curry. The unique flavour of capsicum lends itself really well ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Odia Style Chuin Aloo Besara Recipe-Potato & Drumsticks Fry In Mustard Paste

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:46

If you have drumsticks at home, then the Chuin Aloo Besara - potato and drumsticks fry in a mustard paste is an easy and quick side dish with dal-rice combo.This dish goes very well with steamed rice. The pungent taste from the mustad sauce blends very with the potatoes and drumstick.  Did you ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Vegetarian Sago Dumpling Recipe

Monday, 14 November 2016 08:19

Vegetarian Sago Dumpling Recipe is a popular Thai street snack food made out of an outer layer of tapioca pearls filled with vegetables.  I have created a vegetarian version with sauteed veggies like cabbage, carrot, and beans instead of the commonly used minced pork in the dumpling,This is an ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Choco Swirl Cookies Recipe (Eggless Choco Pinwheel Cookies)

Sunday, 06 November 2016 00:37

Choco Swirl Cookies Recipe are the Eggless Choco Pinwheel Cookies where the chocolate cookie dough & the vanilla cookie dough are rolled together to make the most stunning looking cookies. These choco swirl cookies are super fun to make with the spirals of chocolate and vanilla dough. Also just in ...

Chinese Vegetarian Fried Rice With Apples Recipe

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 07:22

Fried rice is a popular rice recipe from Chinese cuisine served in most Chinese themed parties and restaurants. This Chinese Vegetarian Fried Rice With Apples Recipe is a twist to the fried rice with added nuts and goodness of apples. This vegetarian fried rice has a sweet tinge to the flavour since ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes
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