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    Winter Flavours: The Only Nolen Gur Your Need To Pick Up For The Season

    Editors posted on 21 December

    If you had to choose one winter flavor that’s all about Bengal, it would have to be nolen gur. It is at the heart of all things Bengal and sweet. You will get it in everything — from traditional mishti like rosogolla and sandesh to the contemporary dishes like nolen gur ice creams, cookies and desserts.

    The Purest Gur

    We found this small, unassuming outfit in Kasba that is selling the best nolen gur in the city — without any of the artificial flavoring, or colour or chemicals that is prevalent in the market-bought varieties. Head to DRCSC {it stands for Development Research Communication and Services Centre, a non-governmental development organisation which works with small farmers in Bengal to promote sustainable agriculture}.

    They sell it for INR 80 a box for the solid gur. They also do jhola gur {the liquid version} and a soft fudge-like version of the jaggery.

     

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    Nolen gur or date palm jaggery is made from the sap of the date palm tree. The process takes place during winter which is also why new jaggery is available now, during our rather short cold season. You can spread the liquid gur over bread or roti, or add a trickle over your cereal or to cakes and icing. Use patali gur {the solid version} to make sweets and traditional Bengali desserts like payesh, pithey and patishapta.

    Where: DRCSC, 58A,Dharmatola Road, Bosepukur, Kasba, Kolkata 700042. Call  033 24427311, 24411646 for directions on how to get there.

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    58-A, Dharmatola Road, Bosepukur, Kasba, Kolkata

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      DRCSC

      locationKasba