Bengali Labra Recipe For Your Vegetarian Durga Puja Feast

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Welcome to the delicious world of Bengali cuisine! Today, we'll be sharing a special recipe for your vegetarian Durga Puja feast - Bengali Labra.

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Labra is a traditional Bengali dish made with a variety of vegetables, simmered in a flavorful gravy. It's a must-have dish during Durga Puja celebrations.

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To start, heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, bay leaf, and whole red chilies. Let them sizzle for a few seconds.

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Next, add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown. Then, add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.

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Now, it's time to add the star ingredient - a mix of your favorite vegetables like potatoes, carrots, beans, pumpkin, and more. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.

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Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and red chili powder. Mix well and let the vegetables cook for another 5 minutes.

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Once the vegetables are slightly tender, add water and let it come to a boil. Then, lower the heat and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes.

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As the vegetables cook, the flavors will blend together to create a delicious gravy. Add salt to taste and a pinch of sugar for a hint of sweetness.

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Finally, add a generous amount of ghee (clarified butter) and give it a final stir. Your Bengali Labra is now ready to be served with steamed rice or roti.

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Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and enjoy the burst of flavors in every bite. We hope this recipe adds a touch of Bengali tradition to your Durga Puja feast. Happy cooking!