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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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Dahi Arbi

Dahi Arbi

Ingredients Cooked Colocasia – 250 gm Carom seeds – 1 tsp A pinch of Asafeotedia powder Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chilli powder – 2 to 3 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Salt to taste Curd – 1/2 cup Oil – 2 tbsp Preparation: Wash and pressure cook the Colocasia. Once it is cooked, let it cool down, peel ...

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Minced meat Egg Kofta

Minced meat Egg Kofta

Kofta balls made from minced meat, egg, channa powder and coriander leaves and various other spices will surely leave you mouth watering. Do check out the recipe for the easiet way to cook it. Ingredients: Minced meat – 250 gm Onion – 1 finely chopped Ghee – 1 tsp Cinnamon Clove Green chilli – 1 chopped Ginger & garlic paste ...

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Nalli Nihari Gosht

Nalli Nihari Gosht

Ingredients: Lamb Shanks Clarified butter (Ghee) – 2 tbsp Ginger & garlic paste – 1 tsp Chilli powder – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Red chilli paste – 1/2 tsp Brown Onion paste – 1 tsp Cashew nut paste – 1 tsp Spice Potli Black Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Mutton Stock Cardamom, Clove, Star ...

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