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Aloo -dhNarosh posto / Potato -okra with poppy seeds

Ask a Bengali about ‘posto’ , and we turn into Shakespeare 😉 We love our ‘posto’ ❤ Posto = Poppy seeds, is an important ingredient along with tumeric and mustard oil in every Bong (Bengali) kitchen. Uses are multiple and … Continue reading

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Chicken Rezala

Chicken rezala, the name breathes of Nawabi food. Rich, creamy and flavorful. It is laborious, time consuming with a fabulous end result. Mughals not only left their mark on our landscape, but also in our food, language and culture. The … Continue reading

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Dim Posto – Egg in creamy poppy seeds gravy

Poppy seeds, though widely consumed in Asian countries, is an acquired taste. Poppy seeds has it’s pros and cons. Though the seeds are free from any ill effects, cultivating this crop needs license, because it is the chief source of … 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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