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Kundru ka achaar – Ivy gourd pickle

Kundru or ivy gourd, is a tropical summer vegetable. Though it is available throughout the year, it is best consumed during summers. There are innumerable  ways of cooking this humble, lesser known vegetable. It looks like a gherkin with outstanding … Continue reading

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Jamai Shashthi / Bengali festival of ‘Son -in -law’ day

Jamai means ‘son -in -law’ in Bengali. Shashthi means ‘sixth’. Both together means a special day celebrated for the son -in -law and daughter in the sixth month of the year i.e, June. On this day, Goddess Shashthi, protector of … Continue reading

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