Ten-Second Takeaway

A small shop tucked away on the first floor of a DDA market, Probashi has a dine-in facility, along with a delivery and tiffin service.

Bong Connection

Weekends are when we get out and try something new, but this time we wanted something familiar. Being a Bengali, it is always my express delight to search for food that reminds one of home. So we set out towards Dwarka, after some quick research on the interwebs. Probashi promised to provide us food that would bring back memories of mothers and grandmothers who set standards of taste much too high.

Locating the place is not difficult, provided you have the navigation on. And we will warn you here, the place isn’t fancy at all. In fact, the market is quite dilapidated and the servers look at you confusedly most of the time. But as we settled into a tiny room with three tables and eight chairs, and a big backdrop of Calcuttan imagery, we felt quite relaxed.

Spice, Spills and Spells

Image courtesy: Kasturi Roy

Image courtesy: Kasturi Roy

Having come here specifically for lunch, we ordered the Bhaja Mooger Daal {roasted moong dal}, Aloor Jhuri {grated potato chips}, egg curry and half a rice {Seddo Chaal} for two people. And my oh my! What we were served was absolutely steaming hot, and delicious to boot. The dal was slightly thick, but paired with the potato chips and rice, this is a Bengali’s nirvana. The egg curry was spicy and the eggs soft {especially lovely for those who don’t like eggs to be deep fried}.

For Next Time

We contemplated getting the traditional tomato chutney, but were far too full. We’re definitely going back for the Fish Kobiraji, of which we have heard good things, evening snacks of Beguni, and more. They have a wide variety of mutton, chicken and fish dishes and we haven’t heard complaints so far. But we would definitely recommend ordering in if you live nearby, because this food travels well.

Where:  119, 120 Manish Market, First Floor, Pocket 2, Dwarka, Sec-11

Nearest Metro Station: Sector 11 Dwarka

Price: INR 500 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11.30am – 10.30pm

Contact: +91 8882525600

Follow their Facebook page here.

Featured image courtesy: Kasturi Roy