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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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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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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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Rava Fish Fry

Rava Fish Fry

Ingredients: Fish – 250 gms( I used basa fish fillet boneless n skinless) Lemon juice – 1 tsp Salt to taste Ginger, garlic & green chilli paste – 1 tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Rava / Semolina – 4 tbsp Oil for frying Preparation: Marinate the fish piece with lemon juice, salt, ginger, ...

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Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes Recipe Total Time: 50 minutes Preparation Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 kg Meat (minced) Burger buns 2 Bell pepper ( finely chopped) 1 Tomato (chopped) 1 Onion (finely chopped) A few Garlic cloves (chopped) Salt to taste Pepper to taste 1 tbsp Ketchup 1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp Brown sugar 1/4 tsp Dijon mustard Cheddar Cheese ...

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Prawn and Raw Mango Curry

Prawn and Raw Mango Curry

Prawn and Raw Mango Curry Ingredients: Prawns – 200 gms Grated Raw Mango – 2 tbsp Onions – 2 finely sliced Garlic – 3 finely minced A few Curry leaves Tomato – 1 Ginger green chilli paste – 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp A pinch of Turmeric powder Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp Water Garam masala powder ...

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Andhra Egg Curry

Andhra Egg Curry

Eggs are a wonderful and nutrition rich food which are used all over the world in different cuisines and dishes. Owing to their versatile characteristics, eggs can be integrated into any recipe with ease. Here is a simple Andhra egg curry with savory spices and that makes a delightful delicacy. Ingredients: Boiled Eggs – 10 Tomato – 3 chopped Onion ...

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