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HEAVENLY HILSA

hilsa_Sorshe Ilish

Recipe by Amrita Banerjee, Photography: Saugata Banerjee Mustard Gravy Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) Sorshe Ilish   ingredients: 8 Ilish steaks 2.5 tablespoons mustard seeds 3 tablespoon onion paste 6-7 green chillies 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon salt 3-4 tablespoon mustard oil   Recipe: Marinate the fish with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon turmeric and keep aside for 5 minutes. Make ...

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Return back to Zakariah Street in search for more

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Article: Arunita Datta Photography: Arunita Datta The first visit to Zakariah Street had already left a lasting impression on me. So much so that I planned to return back to Zakariah Street in search for more. It was the return of the faithful to the food hub once again. This time I had decided on reaching there a little later, ...

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Iftar during Ramadan on Zakariah Street

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Article: Arunita Datta Photography: Arunita Dutta Ramadan has always held a special place in my heart as I get to taste my favourite haleem, during Iftar. This year I decided to venture out of the comfort zone of the known South Calcutta locales and head towards the relatively lesser known Central Calcutta instead. Thus on the penultimate Saturday before Eid ...

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Kakrol Pur (Stuffed Teasel Gourd)

Kakrol Pur

Article: Amrita Banerjee, Photography: Saugata Banerjee Hey guys it’s time for some aromatic Bengali recipes. The teasel gourd is an egg-shaped yellowish green fruit, covered with a thick layer of soft spines. It is locally available during the monsoon season. I had always found teasel gourd completely unsavory till my granny came up with ‘ Kakrol Pur’. Now let me ...

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Spicy Chayote ‘ChowChow’ Stew

Chayote

Recipe & Photography: Brinda Bungaroo Chayote, also known as “Chow Chow”, is this lovely pear shaped light green vegetable of gourd family. It is one of the well-recognized vegetables in Mauritius, mid-American regions and in some southern US states like California, Louisiana, and Florida. Chowchow is a perennial vine that climbs by clinging and it needs a well-drained moist soil ...

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Spicy Meat Ball in Rich Tomato Sauce

Spicy Meat Ball in Rich Tomato Sauce

Recipe & Photography: Brinda Bungaroo Ingredients: For the meat ball 250 g quality lean minced beef 1 medium size small chili, finely chopped ( should you wish you may consider deseeding the chilli before chopping, I used purple hazel chilli in this recipe) 1 free-range egg 2 tablespoons semolina (instead of breadcrumbs) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon ground cumin seeds 1teaspoon Sumac ...

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Adam silly mocktail

mocktail

Ingredients: Caramalized sugar Peach syrup Cherries Cranberry juice Preparation: Muddle caramalized sugar and peach syrup in a tall glass. Add crushed ice to the glass. Add two cherries and fill the glass with cranberry juice. Garnish and serve. Recipe Video:

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Udipi Sambar

Udipi Sambar

Ingredients: Brinjal – 250 gm Bottle Gourd – 200 gm Carrot – 200 gm Drumstick – 2 Shallots – 200 gm Tomato – 250 gm Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Cooked Toor Dal – 100 gm Tamarind puree – 1/2 cup Jaggery – 2 tsp Water For Masala paste: Chana dal – 2 tsp Urad dal – ...

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Coconut Poli

Coconut Poli

Ingredients: For Dough All purpose flour – 1 cup A pinch of Salt Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Water – 1 cup Coconut oil – 1 tsp For Filling A little Water Jaggery – 1 cup Grated fresh Coconut – 1 cup A few Cardamom pods Ghee Preparation: In a wide bowl add All purpose flour, salt, turmeric powder and ...

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Kakrar Bhaja (Bengali Crab fry)

Kakrar Bhaja (Bengali Crab fry)

Ingredients: Crab – 250 gm Ginger & garlic paste – 2 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chilli powder – 2 tsp Besan flour – 50 gm Rice flour – 50 gm A few Coriander leaves Salt to taste Oil for frying Preparation: Mix all the ingredients and marinate for an hour. Fry the crab, ...

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