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Spicy Fried Okra

spicy fried okra

Okra, or bindhi, is cooked in many different ways in all sorts of Indian, Bangladeshi and Srilankan dishes. For best results it should be fried in a little oil until golden brown with a nutty taste, then added to other vegetables or covered with a sauce. Spicy fried okra is very simple and is eaten as a snack in many ...

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Cold Coffee Drinks

cold coffee drinks

Ingredients: ¼ cup hot water 2 tsp Coffee powder 4 tsp sugar 1 glass Milk Ice cubes Chocolate Syrup Preparation: It is too hot to step outside. Refresh yourself with this easy to make refreshing summer drink which won’t take more than 10 minutes to prepare. For all coffee lovers out there, here is another cool recipe with coffee to ...

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Tamarind Juice

Tamarind Juice

Tamarind juice a magic drink for summer Serves: 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 100 gm tamarind 50 gm sugar 600 ml water 2 lemon leaf Salt as per taste Preparation: Soak the tamarind for an hour in sufficient water. Boil the tamarind along with sugar till it becomes pulpy, add more water if required. Strain and add a pinch ...

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Rice Omelette – What a breakfast!

rice omelette

So, you woke up late and you’re late for office or you have to drop the kids to school who are getting late or finish your assignment that you left incomplete the previous night or you need to run an errand for something important at the very first hour in the morning or you’re just simply feeling lazy in the ...

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Fale – Savouring the taste of Himalayan Cuisine

himalayan cuisine

Recipe & Photography: Sumon Majumder I have always been fascinated by mountains and hills. Time and time again, I find the mountain-side drawing me towards it. And each time I visit the mountains, I learn something new; something I’d never known and come back with fresh memories to cherish later on. This time, it came in the shape of a ...

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Fish roe fritters in hot mustard sauce

fish roe

Recipe: Amrita Banerjee, Photography: Saugata Banerjee Recipe serving: 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Bengalis love to relish each and every part of the fish. Being an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids fish roe is an indispensible savory in every bong household. ‘ Maacher dim er Bora’ or fish roe fritters are immensely in demand at ...

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Nikujaga : Sailors’ Saviour, You Saved My Day


  Off-day, idle wintry afternoon; tongue and hands in two minds, one of the appetite for the meaty and soupy kind, the other of laziness despising any thought of work too. Now you might be wondering what this is all about. Why on earth is this person scribbling down poetry out of the blue? I totally get you. I mean, ...

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