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Muger beguni

Muger beguni

Begunis are a deliciously simple Bengali style fritter associated with monsoon season in the country. While begunis or eggplant dipped in chickpea flour batter or besan is the most popular way of making begunis, muger beguni is a special one. Thinly sliced eggplant coated in spiced mug 

Dimer Devil/ Bengali style egg cutlet

Egg Devil aka Bengali Dimer Devil is a popular street food of Kolkata. Preferably hanser dim/Duck egg wrapped in a layer of meat rolled in bread crumb and deep fried along with a cup of steaming tea and some kashundi and ketchup on the side 

Mackerel Batter Fry

Mackerel is a sea fish which oozes out lots of oil. It is a good source of omega 3 fatty acids. While I was pursuing my higher studies in Pune, I remember these fishes to be called Bangda in Marathi and the popular preparation of 

Mangsher Singara/ Keema Samosa

This day reminds me of tirelessly hopping shops for pujor bazaar. Evenings were spent meticulously choosing a matching blouse for ashtamir saree, onna for salwar kameez. Once this was accomplished, without delay we used to jump into cosmetic shops for matching nail polish, matching earrings, 

Pur bhora kumroni

Bangali has always been cliched with “maach bhat”(fish rice). But, beyond maach bhaat, there are such wonderful “ma thakumar niramish ranna” which are classics of Bengali cuisine. Shukto, dhokar dalna, aloo posto, chhanar dalna, chochoris, batas are to name a few. Then off-course there is 

Chicken Cutlet in Bengali style

Anyone who did not have chicken cutlet ever, might be wondering what is unique about these cutlets? What do you mean by “chicken cutlet in Bengali style”. These cutlets are particularly unique because of their diamond shape. Also, they are unique because these cutlets are 

Fulkopir bora/ Cauliflower fritters

Fulkopir bora are the perfect appetizers or tea-time snacks.These pakoras are also an ideal combination with daal, bhaat and any veggie on the side. Winter evenings often meant dhonepatar bora, fulkopir bora, vegetable chop, moghlai porota or if we were lucky, chicken cutlet made by 

Ghugni in Bengali Style

Ghugni is an iconic snack popular in West Bengal, Assam, Bihar and Odisha. Ghugni is made with either kalachana (black gram), yellow peas or kabulichana (chickpeas). It is either served with muri(puffed rice) or luchi. There are meat versions of the ghugni too but what