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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kala Chana

Kala Chana

Ingredients: Cooked kala chana Fresh grated Coconut Salt to taste Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Urad dal – 1 tsp A pinch of Asafoetida powder Oil – 2 tbsp Green chilli – 1 chopped A few Curry leaves Lemon – 1/2 Preparation: Heat oil in a pan, add urad dal and mustard seeds. Once mustard seeds starts to splatter add ...

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Ridge Gourd Skin Chutney

Ingredients: Oil – 2 tsp Green chilli – 3 Tomato – 2 A piece of Tamarind Garlic – 2 cloves Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Carrot – 1 finely chopped Onion – 1 finely chopped Salt to taste Coriander leaves For Tempering Oil – 2 tsp Urad dal – 1 tsp Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Red chilli – 2 ...

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