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Spicy & Tangy Dhora Ra Gotaka Recipe

How To Make Dhora Ra Gotaka

By GV Krithvik RamPublished 3 months ago 3 min read

Dhora Ra Gotaka is a traditional dish from the Indian state of Odisha. The dish is believed to have originated in the early 1900s and is believed to be a specialty of the Khandapara region of Odisha. It is a spicy and tangy dish made with a variety of vegetables and spices. It is usually served with steamed rice and is a popular dish during festivals and other occasions.

The dish is also popular in other parts of India and is served in many restaurants. A traditional dish from the deserts of Ranaji ka belwa in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Dhora Ra Gotaka is a mushroom based scrumptious and unique combination of wholesome ground spices. Gotaka is a very unique species of mushrooms found for a very limited period in the monsoon showers.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings 2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Dhora Ra Gotaka

    • 1 Kg gotaka/khumbi
    • 100 ml oil
    • 5 gram cumin
    • 120 gms onion
    • 15 gms green chilli
    • 25 gms red chilli powder
    • 20 gms coriander powder
    • 5 gram turmeric powder
    • 25 gms garlic
    • 10 gms green coriander
    • to taste salt

How to Make Dhora Ra Gotaka ( Method 1)

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. Now saute onion and green chilli for a minute.
  2. Mix red chillies, coriander and turmeric powder in a bowl with water. Cook until the masala is golden reddish in colour.
  3. Add gotaka/khumbi and crushed garlic cook well.

Sprinkle green coriander on top and serve hot. Enjoy!

Health Benefits of Dhora Ra Gotaka Recipe

  1. Improves Digestion: Dhora ra Gotaka is a delicious dish that contains various spices and ingredients that help improve digestion. The ingredients used in this recipe are known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, which help to reduce bloating and other digestive issues.
  2. Boosts Immunity: Dhora ra Gotaka is packed with antioxidants and vitamins that help to strengthen the immune system. The ingredients used in this recipe are known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, which help to ward off illnesses and keep your body healthy.
  3. Rich in Nutrients: Dhora ra Gotaka contains a variety of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that help to keep your body healthy. This dish is a great source of protein, fiber and carbohydrates, which help to provide energy and nourish your body.
  4. Aids in Weight Loss: Dhora ra Gotaka is a low-calorie dish that can help you lose weight. The ingredients used in this recipe are known to have high fiber content, which helps to keep you feeling full for longer. This can help to reduce cravings and overeating, which can lead to weight loss.

How to Make Dhora Ra Gotaka ( Method 2)


  • 2 tablespoons of ghee
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger, minced
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 2-3 large potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons of coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat the ghee in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds and fry for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the turmeric powder, onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté until the onions are softened.
  4. Add the potatoes and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  6. Add the coconut milk and simmer for a further 5 minutes.
  7. Add the coriander leaves and season with salt to taste.

Serve hot with steamed rice or chapatis. Enjoy!

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