Apart from other things Brahmapur is also famous for a unique Sweet i.e. ଧନୁ ମୁଆଁ / धनु मुआँ / Dhanu Muaan or Puffed Rice Cake.
Its a seasonal delicacy and generally available from Dhanu Sankranti to Makar Sankranti, i.e. December to January of English Calendar.
As per the tradition, the cake is offered to the Ista Devi and Ista Deva of every house in Ganjam District on the occasion of Dhanu Sankranti. Even there is a local custom of giving Muaan or Dhanu Muaan to the married women and her in-laws during this month.
It is a major offering for puja in famous temples like Tara Tarini Shakti Peetha and Brahmapur Ista Devi Budhi Thakurani.