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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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Andhra Egg Curry

Andhra Egg Curry

Eggs are a wonderful and nutrition rich food which are used all over the world in different cuisines and dishes. Owing to their versatile characteristics, eggs can be integrated into any recipe with ease. Here is a simple Andhra egg curry with savory spices and that makes a delightful delicacy. Ingredients: Boiled Eggs – 10 Tomato – 3 chopped Onion ...

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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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Parsi Delight – Lagan nu Custard

Lagan nu Custard

Parsi Wedding Story Now, a Parsi wedding is no quiet ceremony. It is known to be an event much celebrated; a lavish affair and a Parsi delight altogether. The ceremony takes place with mirth and laughter in front of guests, or an Anjoman (assembly) that is arranged to bear witness to the special event. A Parsi wedding greatly relies on ...

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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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