November 23, 2021


Dear friends, this recipe is specially made during the  Durga Puj. This is a  Bengali Mixed Veg Sabzi (Labra Torkari) … It goes extremely well with Bengali Bhoger Khichuri. Hope you will try it. :) 


Brinjal- 2 pcs cubed

Carrot- 2 pcs cubed

Cauliflower - 7-8 florets 

French beans- 5-6

Potatoes- 2 medium sizes cut into cubes

Drumsticks- 2

Peas- 1/2 cup

Pointed Gourd ( Parval) - 4-5 cut into cubes

Pumpkin- 1/2 cup cubed

Mustard Oil- 1/3 cup

Tej Patta ( Bay leaves)- 2

Dried Red Chilli - 2

Panch phoron - 1.5 tsp

Grated coconut- 1/4 cup

Jeera Powder- 1.5 tsp

Ginger paste- 1 tbsp

Kashmiri Red chili powder - 2 tsp

Turmeric powder- 

Green chili- 2 slit

Sugar - 2 tsp

Ghee- 2 tbsp

Salt- as per taste

Garam masala- 1.5 tsp

Water- 1 cup

Coriander leaves for garnishing


1. Heat a pan and put mustard oil and bring it to the extremely hot.

2. Add bay leaves, Dried Red chili, Panch phoron splutter all then mix cubed potatoes, pointed gourd, carrot, drum stick, cauliflower, salt, turmeric, and grated coconut cover it and cook on a medium flame for 5-7 minutes. ( In this stage we don't mix all veg together as some veg take minimum time to get cook)

3. Now add pumpkin and cook for another 5 minutes. 

4. Add brinjal, Peas, ginger paste, jeera powder, red chili powder, and water mix well cover it again and cook for 10-15 minutes on a medium flame.

5. Now add slit green chili, salt, and sugar mix it and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes without a lid then switch off the gas. 

6. Add garam masala and ghee. Mix together well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with hot  Bengali Khichuri. 

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