Daily Archives: September 30, 2014

Sweet tomato chutney with raisins

Traditionally, the sweetness to this chutney is given by jaggery, but i have used sugar. Raisins will impart the slight tangy taste in this otherwise sweet chutney. There are innumerable ways this chutney can be made – with dates or … Continue reading

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Labra – Bengali style mix -veg

Labra is a kind of mix veg item with prescribed vegetables unlike its counterpart the famous mix -veg. 🙂 Labra is the perfect accompaniment to the khichuri bhog. Once upon a time, traditionally, bhog was served in ‘donas‘. Donas were … Continue reading

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Khichuri Bhog

There are lots of ritual related to this Kichuri Bhog. The Bhog and all there accompaniments, that to be offered to the Goddess, has to cooked by community members who are ‘Dikhwito‘. Diksha means initiation into some Hindu group. Incidently, … Continue reading

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Durga Puja Platter

The early morning silence is broken by ‘shonkho dhwoni‘ (blowing of the conch shell) and ‘daak‘( traditional drum). Maa (Durga) has arrived in full pomp and style !! ❤ It is time to unveil her face 🙂 Time for Bodhon, … Continue reading

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Musings – Complex or Complicated ??

I looked at this electricity pole today and all those wires and cables. Naah…it was not to showcase the shoddy work done by the Electricity Company 😉 My first thought while i looked at those overlapping,twined and inter -twined cables, … Continue reading

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