Taal Fuluri - Palm and Banana fritters, a traditional Bengali dish
By Barnali Dutta, published by Prasadam:One can easily perceive the arrival of the Janmashtami day from the aroma of “Taal-er-bora” in the making emanating from various households. The aroma is a strong one and can be felt from almost about a mile. The three ‘naru-gopals’ of mine [my children] at this point of time start demanding for the immensely tasty and delightful Palmyra fritters, which acts like a energy burst for me and instigates my mind to break the barrier of “generalized fear” regarding the toughness of Palmyra processing and thus take upon the task to fulfil their desire.
5 stars based on 30 reviews | Prep time: | Cook time: | Total time: | Yield: 30 balls | Serving size: 4 to 5 balls|Calories per serving: 125
The enlightened Philosophy, "Crow-and-Taal Fruit". On the top of a tree was a nice Taal fruit. A crow went there and the fruit fell down. Some learned scholars saw this and began discussing. The fruit fell because the crow shook the limb. One said, as the crow was landing the fruit happened to fall, this frightened the crow, so the crow flew away. The fruit was ripe, and the weight of the crow’s landing broke the fruit from the branch, another one said. Don’t waste time with the useless argument of what happens,when happens and why happens. "Now the fruit is there. Take it and enjoy" is to become Krishna conscious, which is to "Live and let live. Live on present, do your best and be happy."