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.

Click on below links for individual recipes.

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



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