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Kumro Pata Torkari - Bengali Cusinelink to Kumro Pata Torkari

Kumro Pata Torkari

Kumro Pata Torkari or call it Kumro Pata Chorchori is a quintessential Bengali pure veg curry, prepared with assorted veggies and pumpkin leaves along with pumpkin stems. It is a simple comfort meal when paired with rice. Very mildly spiced like most vegetarian dishes in Bengali cuisine. You can prepare the same dish using squash or zucchini stems/stalks and leaves. 

Labra - Mixed Vegetable Medley #bengalirecipe #durgapujabhog #indianrecipe #vegan #vegetarian #glutenfreelink to Labra (Mix Vegetable Medley)

Labra (Mix Vegetable Medley)

Sometimes I wonder who names these dishes? Labra may sound a little funny. But I can assure you it’s like no other vegetable curry or stew that you have tried before. Labra (Mix Vegetable Medley) is a quintessential festive food. It is best paired with Khichuri/Khichdi. The vegetables are slow cooked to release their juices that blends together to form a perfectly tasty dish. It’s very mildly spiced side dish. You definitely need to try, if you haven’t already.

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Bengali New Year Menu 

Bengali New Year - Poila Baisakh / Nobo Borsho is just round the corner! We celebrate along with family and friends, greeting each other “Shubho Noboborsho” which means “Happy New Year”. We are known for our love for food and on this special day, we feast all day long. I am sharing here a list of dishes that Bengali people eat on New Year!

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Pav Bhaji

When there are tidbits of veggies lying in the veggie basket, I often go for one of my favorite street foods, Pav Bhaji. It is one of those easy to put together meals. Pav, the butter rolls, and Bhaji, the mishmash of vegetables and potato that gets cooked in spices and finished with a dollop of butter. I read in several articles that this dish was once the staple meal for mill workers. I can understand the reason behind it because when it is served with soft buns on the side, it turns into a carb loaded meal. It is…

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Savory Yogurt Bowl with veggies and Jammy Eggs

I have a perfect summer dish for you today! This Tomato Zucchini with basil pesto on thick Greek yogurt with a couple jammy eggs is refreshing, with a mix of sweet and savory flavors. The summer savory yogurt bowl looks so vibrant, and we enjoyed it with a few slices of sourdough bread. Absolutely delicious!

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Fulkopi’r Data Bhaja (Cauliflower Stalk Stir Fried)

Fulkopi’r Data Bhaja is a classic Bengali dish that is prepared using the stalk, leaves and core of the cauliflower.  It is a simple pure vegetarian dish that you can prepare with very basic ingredients. This Cauliflower Stalk Stir fried is a great way to embrace the concept of no-waste-food.

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Spaghetti al Pomodoro Crudo

Spaghetti al Pomodoro Crudo is Spaghetti is Raw Tomato Sauce! The summer tomatoes make this raw tomato sauce sweet and so refreshing. The name sounds complicated, but it is truly the easiest Summer Pasta you must make while you find those sweet tomatoes in the market.