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.
Crunchy flat green beans and creamy eggplant cooked with mild spices using potatoes for the perfect starch to bind it all together. Chorchori is one of those Bengali pure vegetarian dishes that my Mom would often prepare. Especially on the days in the week when we would eat just vegetarian food! While people may think that Bengalis are meat lovers, there are vegetarian dishes such as this that we equally enjoy. Chorchori can be prepared with different medley of vegetables. This Shim Beguner Chorchori is one of the most common combination used.