khichuri Archive

  • A soothing and comforting combination of rice and lentils simmered in a pot on slow heat for hours, flavoured with spices is how we describe Khichdi, the meal for poor and gourmet delicacy for rich. Khichdi is definitely a great comfort food for Indians as we resort to it on every occasion, be it on monsoon nights or on a gloomy days when the spirit needs a little pep up. We Bengali went an extra mile to make it more […]

    broken (bulgur) wheat khichdi – a wholesome experience

    A soothing and comforting combination of rice and lentils simmered in a pot on slow heat for hours, flavoured with spices is how we describe Khichdi, the meal for poor and gourmet delicacy for rich. Khichdi is definitely a great comfort food for Indians as we resort to it on every occasion, be it on monsoon nights or on a gloomy days when the spirit needs a little pep up. We Bengali went an extra mile to make it more […]

  • …durga puja special recipe… labra – assorted vegetables cooked with panch phoron (five spices) Labra is not a mixed vegetable dish but it is a medley of assorted vegetables thrown together, cooked in their own juices, embraces each others flavour and in the process lose some of their individual streaks. Thus acquiring a unique taste and can not be recreated if you omit some or include others. Labra is one of the traditional Bengali dish and the assortment of vegetables […]

    labra – a medley of assorted vegetables

    …durga puja special recipe… labra – assorted vegetables cooked with panch phoron (five spices) Labra is not a mixed vegetable dish but it is a medley of assorted vegetables thrown together, cooked in their own juices, embraces each others flavour and in the process lose some of their individual streaks. Thus acquiring a unique taste and can not be recreated if you omit some or include others. Labra is one of the traditional Bengali dish and the assortment of vegetables […]

  • …durga puja special recipes… Ashtami te bhoger khichuri, labra, tomato khejur chutney and payesh There is no recipe for bhoger khichuri becuasue it is simply pure and divine. The recipe here is for those who want to offer it to Ma Durga, khichuri bhog – no onion no garlic. Bhoger khichuri Ingredients: Govindobhog or any fragrant rice: 1 cup Moong daal : 1 cup Green peas: ¼ cup Cauliflower: 5-6 medium florets Potatoes : 2-3 Tomato: 1 Turmeric powder: 1 […]

    bhoger khichuri, chutney and payesh

    …durga puja special recipes… Ashtami te bhoger khichuri, labra, tomato khejur chutney and payesh There is no recipe for bhoger khichuri becuasue it is simply pure and divine. The recipe here is for those who want to offer it to Ma Durga, khichuri bhog – no onion no garlic. Bhoger khichuri Ingredients: Govindobhog or any fragrant rice: 1 cup Moong daal : 1 cup Green peas: ¼ cup Cauliflower: 5-6 medium florets Potatoes : 2-3 Tomato: 1 Turmeric powder: 1 […]