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25 August, 2017

Tita diye dal (Lentils with bitter gourd)

Tita diye dal (Lentils with bitter gourd)
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Share This: I was in love with this dal (Lentils) served with steamed rice since my childhood in Kolkata .This is a recipe cooked by the “Bangals” whose ancestors hail from East bengal ,from undivided Bengal era.The Bengali’s are divided into these two groups “Ghoti” and “Bangal” owing to the origin of their ancestors having
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11 May, 2016

Pathar Bangla(bengali style mutton curry recipe without garlic)

Pathar Bangla(bengali style mutton curry recipe without garlic)
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Share This: This is a special bengali style mutton curry recipe cooked in special occasions .In older days this dish was cooked without onion  and garlic and the mutton used was the meat of a male goat (Patha)sacrificed in front of the Goddess Kali.Yes animal sacrifice in front of God was predominant among the community
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4 October, 2014

Machher matha badhakopi(Cabbage with fish head)

Machher matha badhakopi(Cabbage with fish head)
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Share This: This is a typical Bengali recipe and Bengali like fish in all forms.The large heads of river fishes like rohu, Katla are preferred.It is healthy as the fish heads are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and Calcium. Ingredients 1.Fish heads (1 cut into two pieces from middle lengthwise ) 2.Cabbage(1) 3.All spice
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3 October, 2014

Peas kachori( peas stuffed crisp indian bread)

Peas kachori( peas stuffed crisp indian bread)
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Share This: This is very popular breakfast recipe among the people of East India mainly Bengal.These small rolled  stuffed wheat breads can be deep fied in oil ,vanaspati(hydrogenated oil)or ghee.We eat these with a side dish made of Channa dal or a curry made of potatoes.I made these recently during Navratri for my young little
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Indrani Sen