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Kochur Loti – narkel ar shorshe diye – Taro Stolons in coconut-mustard paste

Kochur Loti is one of the innumerable way this vegetable is consumed. This is typically Bangal food. Another exotic food from the traditional Bengali cuisine. Bangal = Bengalis originally belonging to East Bengal, presently Bangladesh. Taro or Colocasia as root … Continue reading

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Chettinad Matar – Mushroom

Fresh green peas and mushrooms have arrived in the markets and i couldn’t stop myself from bringing some home. Wanted to cook them differently from the regular gravy or dry or mughlai. So tried first time a vegetarian preparation in … Continue reading

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Dal paturi/ Lentil cake baked in banana leaf packets

Paturi is a style of traditional Bengali cooking wrapped and steamed/roasted in banana leaf. We, Bengalis, are somewhat unique in our food habits wherein the majority eat fish, meat and eggs. The Bengali cuisine has evolved over time and age, … Continue reading

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