This meal is typically served as ‘bhog’ or offering to God during festivals in Bengal. There are many variations of bhog and this is my take on it.
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Khichuri – rice, lentils and vegetables slow cooked together with minimal spices
Panchmesali – medley of vegetables slow cooked with whole spices
Eggplant Fry – also called begun bhaja, round slices of eggplant rubbed with turmeric and salt, and shallow fried
Tomato Dates chutney – sweet- savoury-tangy chutney made with tomatoes, dates, and raisins
Peda – Khoya or dried milk solids and sugar cooked together and shaped into little roundels