summer
recipes

Shukto

A wide array of mild, sometimes bitter, milky curries served for lunch to open up the palate for the oncoming spicier courses

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
    229
    kcal

Alu Posto

Potatoes in a nutty poppy seed gravy

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
    244
    kcal

Mochar Ghonto

with two variants

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
    150
    kcal

Lau'er Ghonto

Curried bottle gourd

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
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Kacha Moong Dal

A quick and delicate dal tempered with radhuni, a type of seed that is quite unique to Bengal.

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  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Nutrition
    111
    kcal

Tok Daal Aam Diye

Sweet and sour mosur dal with green mangoes

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
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Echorer dalna

Bengali jackfruit curry

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  • Cooking time
    2 hours
  • Nutrition
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Shorshe Dharosh

Okra in a mustard-poppy sauce

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Kachkolar Dalna

Made with green unripe banana

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  • Cooking time
    45 minutes
  • Nutrition
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Lau'er Shukto

A mild, milky curry of bottle gourd

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
    85
    kcal

Potoler Tel Jhol

A light curry with pointed gourd

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  • Cooking time
    40 minutes
  • Nutrition
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  • Cooking time
    25 minutes
  • Nutrition
    107
    kcal

Lauer Khosha Bhaja

A quick stir-fry of bottle-gourd peels.

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  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Nutrition
    46
    kcal
  • Cooking time
    40 mins
  • Nutrition
    96
    kcal

Tita'r Dal

Moog dal with bitter melon and bottle gourd

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
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Mourola machh'er tok

with steps to cut mourola at home

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
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Sabu makha

Bengal summer in a bowl

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  • Cooking time
    30 minutes
  • Nutrition
    368
    kcal
  • Cooking time
    1 hour, 10 minutes
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Thor'er Ghonto

Banana stem cooked in spices

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  • Cooking time
    90 minutes
  • Nutrition
    180
    kcal

Panchmishali Dal

Roasted moong dal with a medley of summer vegetables

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  • Cooking time
    40 minutes
  • Nutrition
    130
    kcal

Mocha'r Paturi

Banana blossom paturi

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour, 20 mins
  • Nutrition
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Pepe’r Shukto

An easy shukto with green papaya

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  • Cooking time
    40 minutes
  • Nutrition
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  • Cooking time
    40 mins
  • Nutrition
    237
    kcal

Neem Jhol

Light and midly bitter stew of summer vegetables

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  • Cooking time
    1 hour
  • Nutrition
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Lau Chingri

Bottle gourd cooked with prawns

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  • Cooking time
    60 mins
  • Nutrition
    154
    kcal

Bel'er Shorbot

two variations

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  • Cooking time
    20 minutes
  • Nutrition
    323
    kcal