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Bharwan Karela

“Bharwan Karela” “Karela”or “Bitter gourd” is one vegetable which is not relished by many because of its bitter taste, though it has numerous health benefits too. It is considered to be a great home remedy for diabetics, an excellent blood purifier and used for treating acne.As a kid my first reaction to Karela used to …

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Paanch Phoran

“Paanch Phoran” “Paanch Phoran” is a blend of spicesand is mostly used in Bengali Cusine and this is what gives the dishes a distinct aroma. “Paanch” means five and “Phoran” means tempering. Hence you could call this a Five Spice Mix which is used for tempering. Ingredients Cumin seeds – 20 gramsFennel seeds  -20 gramsFenugreek …

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