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Tag Archives: Summer Recipes

Stone Apple Sharbat

stone apple

Although, it might seem that monsoon has finally hit this part of the world and it’s even very tantalizing to think so (taking cue from the downpour in the last couple of days), the truth is, it’s the summer that seems to not want to leave us entirely. Well, that’s what I felt when I returned home the other day, ...

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Remembering School Days and Ice Golas

Ice Gola

Now, who doesn’t like Ice Gola (Shaved Ice)? Ice gola was the thing to cool off with during the summers, when we would wait throughout the day in school, and get restless in the last period, for the bell to ring so that we could go out and have ice gola. That was part of our routine during the summers. ...

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Green Mango Chutney

Green Mango Chutney

It wouldn’t be surprising if you’d seen me talking at length before about how summertime is all about mangoes, all kinds of mangoes: ripe-unripe, Chausa, Himsagar, Alphonse; used in all sorts of dishes in all sorts of ways- well, not literally, you know- be it Dal (lentils), pickles, chutneys, curries, drinks, desserts…the point being, summertime means MANGOES here in Bengal ...

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Pomegranate Raita

Pomegranate Raita

Pomegranate raita is a pleasant fruity raita. Like all the other raita recipes, this pomegranate raita too is very simple and easy to prepare. Fresh pomegranate arils in a creamy sweet spiced yogurt base in a raita, it is as good as a sweet dessert. This pomegranate raita is so good that you can have it plain. you can also ...

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Pink Watermelon Smoothie

watermelon smoothie

Recipe: Amrita Banerjee, Photography: Saugata Banerjee How about diving into a juicy, cool watermelon this summer guys? Great as an appetizer, drink or dessert, watermelon is sure to please. You’ll be astonished to know its health benefits. Loaded with vitamins A, B6 and C make it an important immune booster, night blindness preventer and so on. It was a Saturday ...

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Aam Dal (Mango Lentil Soup)

aam dal

Lentil, in general, is a staple dish in every household, consumed almost throughout the year not only in West Bengal but also in most parts of India and South Asia. Using green mangoes to add a refreshing flavour to it is just the thing one needs in the searing heat of the summer. Aam Dal, or Mango Lentil Soup, is ...

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Shahi Enchor Curry (Green Jackfruit curry)

enchor

Tender Jackfruit (Echor in Bengali) Although one might hate the summers for the blazing sun and the scorching heat, one surely loves it in no less measure for the variety of fruits that one gets to savour during the summers and waits eagerly round the year for it. Of the many fruits that grow well especially during the summers, jackfruit ...

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