Mitha means sweet in Odia. These are offered to Lord Jagannath on daily basis. Mitha is used as a dessert. There are different types of Mithas. They are made from freshly ground wheat flour, cottage cheese, condensed milk and maida. Some mithas are made from Besan and mostly single string sugar syrup is used in the preparation. Cardamom and other aromatic spices are used which gives a divine feel to the palate. These can be kept for more than fifteen days in air tight containers.