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The Bengali Soul Food On A Rainy Day – Mung Bean Bhuna Khichuri With Pickled Onion

The Bengali Soul Food On A Rainy Day – Mung Bean Bhuna Khichuri With Pickled Onion

A piping hot plate of khichuri is just what the heart desires when a Bengali come home soaked from the rains
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Stir Fried Rice with Kale

Stir Fried Rice with Kale

Bhuna Khichuri – an Indian Risotto. Stir Fried Rice with Kale. Another Kale tale. I won’t write any. Only a recipe
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Pomegranate Almond Raita

Pomegranate Almond Raita

The fragrant bhuna khichuri of the Puja held the same delicious significance for me as the Chicken curry and Misti Pulao for Christmas lunch did
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Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa: Yellow Moong Halwa

And we would have a good hearty Khichuri for our meals. Moong Dal Halwa. Yellow Moong Halwa. Moong Dal or the husked yellow Moong Halwa is a popular confection in the northern and north western regions of India
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Tips and Tricks to Crispy Fried Whole Fish, Bengali Style

Tips and Tricks to Crispy Fried Whole Fish, Bengali Style

The Bengali Soul Food On A Rainy Day – Mung Bean Bhuna Khichuri With Pickled Onion 1 Pomfret fish. Are you intimidated by the thought of cooking a whole fish
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Okra Stir Fry & Some Venice Stories

Okra Stir Fry & Some Venice Stories

The okra came out all tangy and tasty, served it with khidchi/khichuri [lentil and rice cooked together] and some hot lime pickle
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Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Khichuri. Mung Dal Khichuri. Happy New Year. The last few days of 2014 passed in a blink by spending time with family and friends, reflecting the lessons I have learnt over the year
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Mishti Doi – Durga Puja Special Recipe

Mishti Doi – Durga Puja Special Recipe

I absolutely love the Bhoger Khichuri or Niramish Khichuri and Baigun Bhaja combination and now that I have mastered it make it often at home on non-Pujo occassions as well
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Classic Bengali Rasgulla

Classic Bengali Rasgulla

The Bengali Soul Food On A Rainy Day – Mung Bean Bhuna Khichuri With Pickled Onion. When it comes to Bangladeshi sweets made of chhana(except for pranhara, or sandesh) such as the famous Bengali rasgolla, pantua, kalojam, I was a total failure for the longest time
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Niramish Khichuri, Bengali Style....

Niramish Khichuri, Bengali Style....

So I decided to celebrate the day by cooking the traditional meal-- khichuri (rice and lentil cooked together with spices), tele bhaja (literally means fired in oil
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Enjoying The Monsoon Rains With Bangali Khichuri....

Enjoying The Monsoon Rains With Bangali Khichuri....

One of the most popular dishes that we Bengalis love to eat during the rainy season is khichuri--a rice and lentil mishmash
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Day 74: An Easy Peasy Shortcut Khichuri/Khichdi: One Pot Rice & Lentil Mishmash...

Day 74: An Easy Peasy Shortcut Khichuri/Khichdi: One Pot Rice & Lentil Mishmash...

 In case you are wondering what khichuri/khichdi is, it is a rice and lentil preparation with a little spice thrown in
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November 2013 Favourites list

November 2013 Favourites list

Ketcheree, (or Khichuri) is the origin of Kedgeree, here is a Persian spin on the classic Indian dish
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Cabbage Cooked the Bengali Way (Badha Kopi ir Torkari)

Cabbage Cooked the Bengali Way (Badha Kopi ir Torkari)

It is usually served with khichuri or even with rotis or parathas. This is a typical winter dish because cabbage is harvested mainly in winter in India
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Recipe - Iranian Stuffed Aubergines with Yellow Rice

Recipe - Iranian Stuffed Aubergines with Yellow Rice

This dish is called 'khichuri' in Bangladesh and I realised that this is where the English kedgeree comes from
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Hara Pulao/Green Rice or Cilantro Mint Rice and the Giveaway Winner

Hara Pulao/Green Rice or Cilantro Mint Rice and the Giveaway Winner

Bhuna Khichuri – an Indian Risotto.  .  . I have a quick and easy recipe today. Light, refreshing, intensely aromatic and totally unified with the aura of spring
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Recipe - Bengali Beef Curry

Recipe - Bengali Beef Curry

Back in Bangladesh, my dad's side of the family have a festival every year in August where, without dwelling too much on what the festival is signifying, they make vats and vats of food of khichuri (yellow lentil rice) with lamb in it and feed whoever comes to be fed - the easiest way to describe who those people are is to say that in a UK news article they would probably be referred to as the 'extreme poor', even though in Bangladesh they're the regular poor
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Tea Time With Aubergine Fritters (Beguni)

Tea Time With Aubergine Fritters (Beguni)

They are a regular feature with our khichuri (rice and lentil mishmash, recipe and other details here)