There is no doubt about the fact that Bengali cuisine is rich in history, culture and taste. The region is primarily known for its use of authentic spices and robust flavours that always leaves us spellbound. This is also the reason why you’ll find a medley of different ingredients in one bowl. Recently, Bipasha Basu, too, was seen going back to her roots and enjoying some yummy Bengali food! Bipasha Basu is undoubtedly one of those actresses who not only enjoy having various delicacies but also love making them. Hence, you’ll often find her indulging in decadent desserts, a bowl of ramen at times or even a yummy Indian spread. This time around, as Bipasha savoured a flavourful Bengali plate, it was made by her mom.
Taking to Instagram, the actress posted a photo of pui saag and chingri. The dish consisted of various veggies like carrot, beans, potato, corn and greens. In the story, she also wrote, “Pui saag and chingri. Thank you, Ma. Love it @mumu_basu.” Check out the full story here:
Doesn’t this dish look absolutely yummy? If you wish you were relishing some of that Bengali goodness right now, you’re in luck! We have just the recipe you need to make this dish at home. Take a look at the full recipes below:
Pui Saag Recipe: Here’s How To Make Pui Saag
Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. Let the seeds splutter. Add chopped vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, cauliflower and more. Then mix salt, haldi and sugar. Stir fry till cooked. Add the pui leaves and let them cook thoroughly.
Chingri Curry Recipe: Here’s How To Make Chingri Curry
Blanch the prawns in turmeric water. Heat mustard oil in a pan and add sugar and whole cumin. Add ginger paste, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and sauté. Next, throw in the prawns and green chillies. Add the coconut milk, cook for a few more minutes, and add salt. In the end, sprinkle garam masala and ghee on top and serve.
So, what are you waiting for? Make a delectable Bengali feast just like Bipasha, and let us know how it turned out for you!