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Shukto - Mixed Vegetables

Shukto - Mixed Vegetables Traditional Bengali Recipes PRASADAM Shukto recipes- A bitter mixed vegetables dish Shukto, the bitter taste curry is a regional favorite of the people of Bengal, Orissa, and Assam taken generally as a starter item during the midday meal. From mythical Shiva (in the narrative poems of Annadamangal) requested Devi Annapurna to cook some dishes including “Shukuta” to the historical figure Shri Chaitanya, the medieval Bengali loved the Shukto. In Shukto the bitterness is rarely allowed to overpower the other flavors like sharpness of mustard paste, poppy seeds, and slight bitterness of sesame seeds, and flavors of ghee too. (see more traditional Bengali bitter recipes). By Bengali Dutta
Published: December 19, 2013
Tips: The rich taste behind every Bengali dish depends upon the different tempering techniques. Shukto - Mixed Vegetables recipe Shukto recipe #1 (A regular dish) Ingredients for 4:
Ucche - উচ্ছে (bitter melons) 2 medium
Aloo - আলু (potato) …

Traditional Baked Vegetables

Traditional Baked Vegetables

Baked sweet potato and jackfruit seeds with raw tamarind

By Barnali Dutta Published: January 6, 2014

For 4 person you will need 2 big sweet potatoes (misti aloo), 5 to 6 jackfruit seeds (kathaler dana), and 1 Indian olive (jolpai) or 2 raw tamarind with shell (kancha tetul) if jolpai is not available. Indian olive or raw tamarind are a popular seasonal choice of tangerine taste buds, its smell can also make one's mouth water, and kasundi will give a spicy blast in the dish.

baked vegetables

Prep time: 5 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 15 min

Yield: 200g (4 servings) | Serving size: 1 tbsp | Calories per serving: _

Ingredients: Misti aloo - Sweet potatos: 2 small , kathaler dana - jackfruit seeds : 5 to 6, jolpai or kancha tetul / Indian olive or raw tamarind with shell: 1 to 2, salt to taste, a dash of mustard oil: 5 ml

Directions:

  1. Pierce each sweet potato several times with a fork. Keep all vegetables nearer to the fire while cooking other foods, keep them close to the flame, let your cooking be done. Now check vegetables if all of them are properly baked or not, roast on fire until done.
  2. Peel off the sweet potatoes, jackfruit seeds and tamarind (kancha tetul) and take the tamarind seeds out.
  3. Mix all with 1 teaspoon mustard oil, salt and kashundi (bengali mustard chutney). Enjoy with steamed hot rice. ...

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