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Sukto (Bengali Dish)

Sukto (Bengali Dish) is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Side Dish
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Preparation Time :
6 hours
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Serves 6


Karela - 1.5 cups

Brinjal -1/2 cup

Potato - 1/2 cup

Pumpkin - 1/2 cup

Raw papaya - 1/2 cup

Raw banana - 1/2 cup

Cucumber - 1/2 cup

Drumstick - 1/2 cup

Urad Dal - 1 cup

Mustard - 2 tsp

Ginger-jeera paste - 2 tsp

Tejpatta - 2

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - 2 tsp

Water - 1 cup

Sugar - 2 tsp.


  1. To make bari, soak the urad dal for 6 hours and make a paste, adding salt.
  2. Now grease a steel plate with oil and put spoonful of the paste on it and dry in the sun until crisp.
  3. Heat a pan, add oil and splutter mustard and tejpatta. Saute.
  4. Add ginger-jeera paste and fry for a while.
  5. Add all the vegetables, salt and turmeric powder and fry with the masala.
  6. Add water and boil.
  7. Now add the baris and cook, covered, for 10 minutes on low flame.
  8. Now add sugar and mix with the sabzi and serve hot.
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