Panch Phooraner Charchari

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Panch Phoran (Five Spices) is a mixture of seeds like fennel, mustard, nigella, fenugreek and cumin seeds that give Bengali cuisine its distinct aroma and taste. Panch Phooraner Charchari uses the spice mix along with potatoes, brinjals, peas and red pumpkin to create a dry, vegetarian Bengali side dish.

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How to Make Panch Phooraner Charchari

  • Roast and powder panch phoron. Peel and cut pumpkin and potatoes into small pieces. Shell peas and brinjal into pieces.
  • Heat 3 tbsps. oil and add red chillies and bay leaves and fry till brown. Put all the vegetables and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Put in salt, sugar, chilli powder and green chillies. Mix well and cover with water.
  • Cook till the vegetables are tender and dry. Mix in panch phoron and remove from fire. Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.