Tag Archives: Maa Durga

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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Durga Puja

Durga Puja, a festival all Bengalis around the world wait for 🙂 From showing off new dresses (especially sarees), to feasting and gorging on traditional food to street food, pandal hopping, catching up with friends and relatives……..in other words, Pure … Continue reading

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