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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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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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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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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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Dahi Arbi

Dahi Arbi

Ingredients Cooked Colocasia – 250 gm Carom seeds – 1 tsp A pinch of Asafeotedia powder Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chilli powder – 2 to 3 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Salt to taste Curd – 1/2 cup Oil – 2 tbsp Preparation: Wash and pressure cook the Colocasia. Once it is cooked, let it cool down, peel ...

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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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Dry Fruit Saffron Rice

Dry Fruit Saffron Rice

Ingredients: Cooked Raw Rice – 1 cup Chopped Cashew nuts Chopped Dates Chopped Almond Raisins Sugar – 3 tbsp Cardamom pods Ghee Saffron in milk Preparation: Heat some ghee in a pan and roast the chopped almonds and cashews. Once they start turning brown, add raisins and dates. Roast them and then transfer the mixture into a bowl. In the ...

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Bread Rolls

Bread Rolls

Bread rolls with stuffed potatoes – a snack that can be made in a jiffy if you have leftover boiled potatoes. This is a perfect mouthwatering snack. This is a perfect snack with afternoon tea or served as an appetizer. Bread Potato Rolls are crunchy outside, spicy and soft inside. Easy to prepare. Ingredients: Bread Boiled Potato – 4 medium ...

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