Lifestyle  /  Published 12.09.22

‘Brishti’ and all things Bong: 10 quintessential thoughts on a rainy day

…and, will applying for another rainy day holiday, and one more day of khichuri be too much? Well, that’s a decision for another day. For now, carpe diem! ...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 26.08.22

From ‘Paanta’ to ‘Khuder Bhaat’: Bengali one-pot rice meals for a busy week

The rustic Khuder Bhaat is a much-loved meal in rural areas. It’s usually made with grains that get broken during the production of rice and are known as khud. Khuder Bhaat is usually made with ...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Food  /  Published 14.05.22

Khichdi Khichri has 30 varieties of khichuris to satiate your comfort-food cravings

Khichdi Khichri began its journey six years ago with its Maa’s Khichdi — a self-effacing concoction made with rice, dal and a simple tadka (oil tempered with a few masalas). Today, Khichdi...
By Lygeia Gomes

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.21

Letters to the editor: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's kisan andolan

Shocking parallel Sir — It is a travesty of the heroic kisan andolan helmed by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Bardoli that around a century later, peasants are still having to fight for ...
By The Telegraph

Culture  /  Published 10.10.21

Fetch the ghee and fritters, someone!

A fistful of moong dal and another of rice, the short-grained fragrant gobindobhog, cooked together and served with desi ghee. In Bengal, this dish is known as khichuri and it is the favoured offering...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.09.21

Hero the Khichuri but don’t forget the essential sides

A rainy day means the smell of wet earth & romantic songs. But it also means khichuri with bhaja, ghee, Ilish maachh......
By Aatreyee Mohanta


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