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Tetuler Achar (Tamarind Sweet and Sour Pickle)

Tetuler Achar (Tamarind Sweet and Sour Pickle)

For me, and for many like me, this is a tangy, spicy and yummy way to get back the flavour of childhood. There were roadside joints outside my school gate selling Tetuler Achar. As the last bell rang, we run to the gate with all […]

 
Kancha Pepe Bharta (Papaya Mash)

Kancha Pepe Bharta (Papaya Mash)

Kancha Pepe or Raw Papaya is probably one of the most underestimate vegetable in any Bengali kitchen. We often remember it when someone is unwell in the house and the preparation is rather tremendously boring. Growing up, a runny curry with raw papaya and potato […]

 
Chhurpi Ko Achar – A Super Tasty Himalayan Side Dish

Chhurpi Ko Achar – A Super Tasty Himalayan Side Dish

Whenever I come back from a holiday, I literally suffer from travel-hangover for a long time. This time the suffering seems to be severe and I know why. The place I have been to is highly intoxicating (in a good way ofcourse). Yes, I am […]

 
Kancha Aamer Tok / Kancha Aamer Ambol (Raw Mango Chutney)

Kancha Aamer Tok / Kancha Aamer Ambol (Raw Mango Chutney)

Kancha Aamer Tok has always been a family favourite and our summer afternoon meals are incomplete without this. We eat different varieties of tok (chutney) – aamer tok, tomator tok, tetuler tok, boroier tok. Though the names differ, but, the cooking method is more or […]

 
Tomato Khejur Chutney (Tomato Date Chutney) – Bengali Style

Tomato Khejur Chutney (Tomato Date Chutney) – Bengali Style

Bengalis are very fond of Tomato Chutney. There are many variations though – plain Tomato Chutney, Tomato Boroi (Jujube) Chutney, Tomato Kancha Aam (Raw Mango) Chutney or Tomato Khejur (Date) Chutney. We the Bengalis have a habit of having chutney after meal – mainly after […]

 
Chana diye Lai Shaak (Mustard Greens with Chickpeas)

Chana diye Lai Shaak (Mustard Greens with Chickpeas)

If you are looking for a light, nutritious and pure vegetarian food then this can be in your list. Individuals who are on strict diet can also include this in their list without any hesitation. As chickpeas and mustard greens both are high on nutrition, […]