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Bhendi Arr Bori Pora /Charred Okra and dried lentil dumpling

This is a delicious charred okra with Bengali bori that is dried lentil dumplings. This is not my creation I get this recipe from a wonderful food blogger Mr. Ushnish Ghosh you can visit his food blog Cooking and Recipes for some delicious mouthwatering recipes. He shared this recipe in his FB timeline , this recipe seems very interesting so recreated it in my kitchen and thought to share it with you all. Thanks Ushnish da for this awesome recipe I follow your instruction just with one add on with Bengali mustard sauce ( kasundi).

Preparation time  :  15 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Serves : 4 

Ingredients :
12 to 15 bhendi / okra 
8 to 10 Bengali Bori / dried lentil dumpling
1 big onion finely chopped 
2 whole red chilly 
2 green chilly chopped
1/4 tsp mustard oil 
1 tbsp kasundi ( Bengali mustard sauce)

Methods of Cooking:
Take the okra , bori and whole red chilly. Take a cast iron grill pan. The best type of pan will be a flat. Pre-heat your pan to medium-high to high heat before adding the vegetables. As every stove is a little different, adjust if necessary. Place the okra, bori and whoel red chilly. Let all get charred. Now cut off the head and tail of the okras. Mash the okra, bori and red chilly then add chopped onion, green chilly, mustard oil and kasundi. Mix well. Serve it with steamed hot rice.In Bengal such dishes are served as starter.

Happy Cooking!


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