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Lauki ka halwa – Bottlegourd pudding

Bottle gourd or Calabash gourd, is a healthy and versatile vegetable commonly cooked in every Indian kitchen. This vegetable is quite like the unsung hero, known for it’s medicinal properties. Personally, I never took any interest in this vegetable My … Continue reading

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Water chestnut flour -bottle gourd thalipeeth/ flat bread

Water chestnut or Water Caltrop, commonly grows in warmer climes of South Asia and Eurasia, called Singhada or Pani phal in India. Read more about it here . The flour is obtained by sun drying the chestnuts and grinding into flour. … Continue reading

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Posto diye Lau shaak – Bottle gourd leaves with poppy seeds

It is jokingly said among us Bengalis, that we can cook and eat anything 😉 nothing goes to waste 😀 ………Now that i would consider something good about my community !!! We hardly ever throw away peels of vegetables, there … Continue reading

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