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Beans – aloo chorchori – French beans and potatoes

Chorchori is just a Bengali way of using leftover vegetables. Though it tastes great with fresh vegetables too. Chorchori has no defined recipe, it evolves from kitchen to kitchen as per availability of vegetables and taste buds. If I look … Continue reading

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Stuffed Teasel Gourd – Pur Bhora Kakrol

Teasel gourds are not commonly grown around the world. This vegetable is Indo – Malayan and is grown in India, Bangladesh and some neighboring countries. Rich source of carotene and protein, it is cooked in several ways and most of … Continue reading

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Natal plum aka Karonda pickle

Natal plums are nearly all round fruits of a tree known as ‘killer’. The tree is considered by many as weed tree, though the fruit is deliciously tangy. to the unknown, an overdose of this fruit may be suicidal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carissa_macrocarpaContinue reading

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Mango – Bitter gourd pickle

One of my trip to Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab, India, I happened to taste a pickle with bitter gourd. Intriguing !!! It was deliciously flavored with the tangy-ness of the raw mango along with hand pounded spices ❤ The eatery … Continue reading

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Tangy shallot/button onion pickle

This pickle was on my “to do” list for more than year 😉 I have very happy memories of this pickle making at hometown, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Nostalgia !!! Made this pickle from my memories of aromas, taste buds, … Continue reading

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Mango – chick pea pickle

Chick- peas are grown mainly in scanty rain areas of the country. It is a rain-fed crop, hence it is an important protein source in the diet of those regions. Chick -peas are used/cooked in thousands of ways not only … Continue reading

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Mango and garlic pickle

The mango season starts approximately around the beginning of April and we definitely produce the best mangoes in the world, raw or ripe 🙂 India shares more than 56 % of the mango production in the world. It is estimated … Continue reading

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green chili pickle

I am in love with pickling 😀 I open my pickling season in February to June. Pickles for me depends on my childhood memories, sense of aroma and my taste buds. Hence, i experiment a lot. Most of the times, … Continue reading

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