Khichuri Begun Bhaja

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients (Khichuri) : Gobindo Bhog Rice, Moong Bean, Salt, Dry Red Chili, Green Chili, Sugar, Mustard Oil, Ghee, Turmeric, Panch Phoron, Bay Leaves, Peanut, Coconut, Water and Ginger. Recipe at a Glance (Khichuri) : Fry moong bean ⇒ pour water in dal and boil few minutes ⇒ add rice, green chili, salt, turmeric,…

Halencha Alur Jhol

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients : Enhydra Eluctuans (Halencha), Alu, Ginger, Celery Seed, Green Chili, Salt, Turmeric, Sugar, Oil, Water. Recipe at a Glance (bhaji) : Chop alu, halencha ⇒ fry alu with celery seed and green chili ⇒ add ginger, celery seed paste ⇒ fry ⇒ add turmeric, salt ⇒ add water ⇒ turn and cook…

Dudh Pitha

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients : Rice, Coconut, Water, Salt, Dudh, Jaggery. Recipe at a Glance : Soak rice with water for 5 hours ⇒ paste (not finely) the rice ⇒ add grated coconut and pinch of salt ⇒ mix it well [add water if required, use your wisdom for thickness of the batter (the thickness…

Shapla Chingri

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients : Shapla, Chingri, Green Chili, Nigella Seed, Onion, Salt, Turmeric, Sugar, Mustard Oil. Recipe at a Glance : Clean chingri ⇒ marinate with salt and turmeric ⇒ peel off shapla and cut ⇒ chop onion and green chili ⇒ fry chingri and separate ⇒ fry onion, green chili and nigella seed…

Parota Kasa Mangso

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients (Parota) : Wheat Flour, Water and Oil. Recipe at a Glance (Parota) : Make a dough of flour with water ⇒ leave it for 10 minutes ⇒ knead the dough with oil until it is no longer sticky ⇒ leave it for 30 minutes again ⇒ form the large dough into small…

Neem Begun Bharta

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients : Neem (Margo Leaves), Begun (Aubergines), Nigella Seed, Turmeric, Salt, Oil, Sugar, Water. Recipe at a Glance : Fry neem leaves and separate ⇒ chop begun ⇒ fry nigella seed ⇒ add begun, turmeric, salt, water ⇒ cook in low flame ⇒ add fried neem leaves, pinch of sugar ⇒ turn well…

Panch Misali Tarkari

Location : West Bengal. Ingredients : Cauliflower, Potato, Radish, Lima Bean, Cucumber, Tomato, Green Chili, Brinjal, Oil, Turmeric, Salt, Tomato Sauce, Garlic, Onion, Water. Recipe at a Glance : Chop all vegetables ⇒ fry garlic ⇒ add all vegetables, salt, turmeric ⇒ cook sometimes ⇒ add tomato sauce ⇒ turn and cook ⇒ add water ⇒ boil…