Bengali

Bengali

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Kheer r Kochuri/Bengali Mawa Kachori - West Bengal Special

Kheer r Kochuri/Bengali Mawa Kachori - West Bengal Special

The roots of Bengali cuisine can be traced back to its origination in ancient Bengal, which comprised of the present day Indian states of Tripura, the Barak Valley of Assam and West Bengal and the independent country of Bangladesh
Jhal Muri  ( A tempting delicious Bengali snack )

Jhal Muri ( A tempting delicious Bengali snack )

There are numerous recipes for Jhaal Muri, a delicious Bengali (east Indian) snack. Every city has its trademark speciality, like the chaats of Mumbai, Bhel , the tongue tickling chaat snack from Amchi Mumbai
Bengali Kancha Aamer Chatni / Raw Mango Chutney

Bengali Kancha Aamer Chatni / Raw Mango Chutney

Bengali special sweet and sour raw mango chutney. Still raw mangoes are available in the market so I thought to try this populat Bengali Amer chutney which is a must have in each and every Bengali house hold
Murg Yakhi Pulao

Murg Yakhi Pulao

Now biryani/pulao and potatoes is a very Bengali. Murg Yakhi Pulao. My love for food is evident in my choice of television shows too
Kedgeree might be the best way to repurpose your leftovers

Kedgeree might be the best way to repurpose your leftovers

The most common way of re-using leftover rice from dinner for Bengalis is to add water to it and let it ferment slightly overnight to make panta bhaat (fermented rice) which is fabulous with deep fried fritters on the side in the hellish heat of a Bengali summer
Kalo Jam / Kala Jamuns

Kalo Jam / Kala Jamuns

Kala Jamuns are black-colored sweet dumplings very similar to gulab jamuns or Bengali Pantua, made from Chenna, khoya and flour
Mangshor Ghugni

Mangshor Ghugni

What with summer bearing down heavily on us much before the expected time, I seriously doubt any Bengali will cook up a rich, heavy feast to celebrate this first day of the Bengali new year
Lentil with raw mango...

Lentil with raw mango...

Aam diye dal or tok dal is such a recipe from Bengali cuisine, where lentil is cooked along with raw mango