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Mon, 03 Oct 2011 15:12:01 GMT

Being Bengali: Durga Puja recipes

Here are the recipes of two simple but popular Bengali food items consumed during Durga Puja festival.

Being Bengali: Durga Puja recipes

1. Beguni - Eggplant fry


  • 1/2 cup Bengal gram flour
  • A small quantity of red chilli powder
  • 150 gm (4-5) Eggplant longitudinally cut into slices, with the stem attached
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste


Mix Bengal gram flour with water to create a batter. Add a little salt for taste. Dip eggplant slices in the batter to coat and add a little red chilli powder on each side. Deep fry in very hot oil until crisp, drain on kitchen towel. Serve piping hot.

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