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Crispy Bitter Gourd Kofta

bitter gourd koftas

Make crispy and creative Bitter gourd Koftas at home! Here’s the recipe in simple and easy steps!   Recipe serving: 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4 pieces Bitter gourd Oil for deep fry For Filling: ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon Coriander seeds 1 piece dry chili 1 teaspoon Dry Mango powder (optional ) ½ ...

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Mustard greens with Dry Prawn


Recipe serving: 4 Cook time: 20 minute Ingredients: ½ Kg Mustard greens 50 grams Dry Prawn 5 teaspoon Mustard oil Pinch of ground coriander seed 3 Dry Chili Salt t taste Preparation: Chop the mustard greens and keep aside. Soak the dry prawn in water for 20 minutes and wash it for several times. In a wok, heat 2 teaspoon ...

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Chicken Liver Curry


Recipe & Photography: Ekta Mondal Recipe serving: 4 Cook time: 25 minute Ingredients: 300 gm Chicken liver 1 tablespoon white oil 2 teaspoon Chili powder 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder Pinch of black pepper powder ½ teaspoon Sugar 2 Finely chopped green chili 1 big finely chopped onion 1 tomato mash Garam masala powder [Indian version of garam masala a mixture ...

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Mango Stick or Aam Kathi: Delicious Mango Delight

Delicious Mango Delight

Recipe & Photography: Sumon Majumder I was travelling to rural Bengal and in my journey, Malda was an obvious stop. Malda is a town but if you travel just 15km into it, you will land up in a completely different green Bengal surrounded by mango gardens. Malda means mangoes and vast acres of mango gardens. There are more than 1000 ...

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Panta Bhat aar Shukno Daal (Soaked Rice and Dried Red Lentils)

Panta Bhat

Panta Bhat or Soaked Rice Panta bhat might be the commonest dish in Bengali cuisine, which is prepared from leftover food alone. Although, panta means “soaked in water” and bhat means “rice”, it is simply a preparation of lightly fermented rice. The leftover rice is soaked in water overnight and usually eaten in the morning the next day with green ...

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Bhapa Pitha: Delectable steamed rice-cakes with molasses (guur)


Bhapa literally means, “steamed”. Bhapa Pitha is one of those classic, traditional types of Pithas, a Bengali festival or celebration is incomplete without. These are simply, and very delectably! steamed rice-cakes prepared from nicely ground rice flour with a filling of either date palm syrup or molasses. As we posted a recipe of a very traditional Bengali Pati Shapta before, ...

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Dry Swordfish Salad

Swordfish Salad

So it was this bright, sunny Sunday morning which I had kept totally free to spend some leisure time on my own. At least, that was my idea. But then, when I woke up in the morning looking forward to it, I found myself absolutely clueless about what to make of this morning which looked fine otherwise. So yeah. That ...

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The Classic Pati Shapta!

Pati Shapta

As you start to feel a gradual chill in the air and winter begins to show its first signs of arrival, you know it’s that time of the year when people celebrate Pous Sankranti in this part of the world. And with the festivities, comes the sweets! a must-have for any Bengali festival. Traditionally, Pous Sankranti is celebrated as the ...

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