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Malpua

Things have been hectic lately. After many days of constant work, we found free time this weekend. Sumi and I were reminiscing our childhood and I remembered the delicious Malpuas that mom used to make for us. She made it specifically for me as I loved them. Even though we have been to Kolkata 4 times the past 3 years, I last had Malpua 4 years back. I consciously asked mom not to prepare them for the past few years due to our low-carb diet.
Malpua - Pastry dipped in sweet syrup
Malpua - Pastry dipped in sweet syrup

Khejuri Gurer Payesh

Bengalis are known for their sweet teeth. No matter what the occasion is, sweets are a compulsory portion of the menu. I remember indulging in all the lovely “Makar Sankranti” delicacies mom made like Pathisapta and Pithes. I also love Rasagullas, Sandesh and Langcha. The options are unlimited. However Payesh is considered one of the most auspicious sweet. During birthdays, anniversaries or any festivals, having a spoonful of Payesh is considered a very good start for the day.
Khejuri Gurer Payesh - Rice Pudding with Jaggery made from Silver Date Plum
Khejuri Gurer Payesh - Rice Pudding with Jaggery made from Silver Date Plum
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