Bengali Bhoger Khichudi: A delicious one pot vegetarian meal
Utsa D
Utsa D
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Bengali Bhoger Khichudi: A delicious one pot vegetarian meal

Hosted by Utsa DeFrankfurt, Germany

Wednesday 3rd March - 18:00


About this class

Chef Utsa De will help you fill your kitchen with the fragrant smell of Bengali cuisine in this class. What better way to spice up your Wednesday than by learning a new tasty and healthy dish! You’ll get to know more about this wonderful cuisine and cook a typical Bengali one pot meal: Khichudi. It's aromatic​​,​ packed with nutrients and is a comfort food for many Bengalis around the world. Bhoger Khichudi is a special recipe where lentil​s​,​ rice​​,​ veggies​​,​ spices​​,​ and ghee are cooked together to form a tasty and healthy meal. What is Bengali cuisine? It's one of the most diverse cuisines in the world and has a very interesting culinary history. Bengali cuisine has influences from all over the globe​​,​ thus making it so unique. Is it like Indian food? Curries? Tandoori? Bengal is a part of India​​,​ this cuisine is very different from the Indian food that you may have tasted. It is absolutely delicious​​,​ it's sure to take your taste buds on an aromatic joy ride.

What you will learn

Khichudi is incomplete without Ghee (clarified butter). Learn to make homemade ghee from scratch as well as Bengali garam masala. You will learn the unique style of Bengali cuisine along with a glimpse of the culinary history of Bengal. A one pot meal: Khichudi will be a dish that you will want to hold on to for life due to its comforting yet healthy nature. Learn all about the benefit of various Spices in our diet and lifestyle

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Servings : 4

For Khichudi: - half cup yellow moong dal - half cup g basmati rice -2 medium potatoes cut in halves - 200 g cauliflower (5 cm florets) - 1 medium tomato (quartered) - 1​/​3 cup frozen peas -2g cumin seeds - 4 pcs cardamom (whole) - 1 pc cinnamon (whole) - 3 pcs cloves (whole) - 3 pcs dried red chillies - 2 pcs bay leaves - 1 tbsp ginger grated - 5g turmeric powder - 5g cumin powder - salt - sugar - 2 pcs green chillies (slit) - 1 tbsp ghee - 1 lt hot water - 3-5 tbsp of vegetable oil - 5 tbsp of ghee (we will make this in the class) - 1 tsp Bengali Garam masala (we will make this in the class) For the Ghee: - 1 block of whole milk Irish Butter ( eg : Kerrygold) For the Bengali Garam Masala: - 1 : 2 inch cinnamon - 6 Cardamom - 4 Cloves

Equipment needed

Pot​/​Wok with a lid for cooking A sauce pan for making ghee Cheese cloth Colander Spatula Pestle Mortar ​/​ Blender ​/​ Mixer grinder: for Bengali Garam masala A clean glass jar for extra ghee

Special instructions

Please cut the vegetables in advance and soak the rice for 30 minutes before the class.

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    Hello, I'm Utsa De.

    Hello, I am Utsa De, The owner of The Practical Cook. My mission is to give the world a Taste of Bengal. Being a Bengali, I feel our cuisine is highly under rated even…

    Hello, I am Utsa De, The owner of The Practical Cook. My mission is to give the world a Taste of Bengal. Being a Bengali, I feel our cuisine is highly under rated even…

    £25.00
    per screen