Tag: Bengali

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N is for … Nolen Gurer Jolbhara Sandesh #AtoZChallenge

Nolen Gurer Jolbhara Sandesh Nolen Gurer is Date Palm Jaggery. The winter months from November to February are what I used to eagerly await, as those are the months that West Bengal produces Date Palm Jaggery. Technology is a boon though, as these days Nolen Gurer Mishti’s (sweets) are available all year round. The taste …






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Langcha     I call Langcha the ‘Amitabh Bachchan of Jamuns’ as unlike it’s round, softer North Indian cousin, the Gulab Jamun, the cylindrical Bengali Sweet Langcha stands tall and slim. The texture differs too, as it is firmer and not swimming in syrup, even though it oozes with it. Bengali Sweets have a special …






Food

Sondesh

Makes 10 pieces   Ingredients: 1 Litre Milk  (The richer your milk, the creamier your Sondesh will taste. I used Cow Milk, and the Sondesh still tasted awesome) Juice of half a lime (or more, if required) 3 Tbsps Powdered Sugar (or as per your requirement) Essence of your choice: 2 drops (optional) I used …