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Fale – Savouring the taste of Himalayan Cuisine

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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

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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

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  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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Crispy Bitter Gourd Kofta

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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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Awesome Filipino Garlic Fried Rice (Sinangag)

Recipe serving: 4-6 Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4 cups (650 g) cold white rice 2 tablespoons cooking oil 6-8 cloves garlic, smashed with the side of a knife and peeled 1 teaspoon salt, plus more, to taste Preparation: Using a wet rice paddle or wooden spoon, gently break apart any large clumps of rice that ...

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Mustard greens with Dry Prawn

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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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Zoroastrian Zest

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Walking towards the Indian Museum from Park Street four-way crossing, you take a right to Dr. Md. Ishaque Road (which some of you better know as Kyd Street), go a few paces down the road and there it is on the left, unmistakable in big broad letters, white on red. I’m talking about Mancherji’s. At the very first look, something ...

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Chicken Liver Curry

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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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