Thali #24 recipes. This thali consists of khichuri, panchmishali, eggplant fry, tomato dates chutney, and peda.
This meal is typically served as ‘bhog’ or offering to goddess Durga 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
Panchmishali – 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