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Rui maacher jhal – Rohu fish in mustard gravy

Fish will always be our first and last love πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€ Yes, we are fishetarians !! Jhol, Jhal, Kalia and Korma are the four major types of gravy cooked in Bengali kitchen depending on the kind of fish, type of … Continue reading

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Mochar Chop – Banana flower croquettes

After being unwell and a gap of three weeks, I decided I will post something gastronomic to my foodie readers πŸ˜€ Being a Bengali, people usually come to the conclusion that I am from Kolkata. Well, I have to correct … Continue reading

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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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Mushur Dal

Mushur dal or Mushurir Dal is ubiquitous in every Bengali household. Mushur Dal aka Masoor dal (dhuli) in Hindi, Pink lentils in English, is all Bengali favorite πŸ˜‰ and cooked in many ways. Presenting here is the thin, watery kind … Continue reading

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Aloo Seddho

Aloo Seddho literally translates to – boiled potatoes. Aloo seddho makha aka mash, is an eternal favorite of all Bengalis πŸ˜‰ irrespective of age πŸ˜€ It is usually served in the second course of a traditional Bengali meal along with … Continue reading

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Fritters

Fritters aka Pakoda in Hindi, Bora in Bangla, cannot be categorized just like sandwich. There are innumerable varieties and can be made out of any fresh or leftover ingredients. Bora is usually served in the second course of a traditional … Continue reading

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Durga Puja

Durga Puja, a festival all Bengalis around the world wait for πŸ™‚ 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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