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Shukto (bengali)

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Shukto (bengali)
Shukto (bengali)
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves5 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeBengali
  • Good for Lunch
About this Recipe

Shukto is a traditional recipe of Bengal. Main course and some of the Bengali family frequently cook this recipe. There is variety of Shukto recipe. This recipe which I had one of my relative's house.

Ingredients & Quantity
  • 2 drum stick cut into 2 inches long
  • 10-12 pieces papaya same size
  • 8-10 pieces brinjal same size
  • 10-12 pieces potato
  • 10-12 bitter groud
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup couscous paste
  • 12-15 pieces badi
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • 1 tsp five spice masala(whole)
  • 2-3 whole red chilli
How to cook?
  1. Take a frying pan add oil and fry bitter gourd. Keep aside then fry the badi keep aside then fry other vegetables. Brinjal, papaya, potato, drum stick keep aside.
  2. Now add 2 tsp oil add whole red chilli, whole five spice masala and ginger paste couscous paste, salt and 1/2 tsp sugar. Add 1/2 glass water and close the lid and cook for five minutes. Add all fried vegetables. At last add bitter gourd.
  3. Ready to serve with steam rice.

Good for health.

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