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A New Home-Dining Experience Takes Us To The Kitchens Of Kumartuli

Apoorva posted on 14 September

What Is It?

Kitchens of Kumartuli is a new home-dining experience in town will present the traditional feast eaten in Kolkata during the festive season in Kumartuli.

Who Is It For?

For those who like to travel with their palate and experience the best of every locale. Kumartuli or Coomartooly is Kolkata's famous potters quarters. Every year, this meal celebrates the festive season as Ganesha idols are shipped to 90 countries across the world from this quarters. The recipes have been taken from home chef Priyadarshini’s maternal home in Kumartuli.

Why Should I Go?

Because the menu is very unique, and includes plenty of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. In vegetarian, choose from the bhaja muger dal {roasted moong dal subtly spiced with ginger, cumin, roasted whole spices and coconut}, begun bhaja {panfried aubergine}, bhora potol bhaja {parwal stuffed with pumpkin, onions, green chillies and fried}, alu pyaj koli checki {a Bengali stir-fry of potatoes and spring onions seasoned with black cumin seeds}, labra {mixed vegetables} and chaanar dalna {homemade cottage cheese cooked in a rich gravy with garam masala}.

In non-vegetarian, choose from the bhoger mangsho {mutton cooked in whole garam masala, milk, ghee and heeng}, and maacher kaalia {fish cooked in the famous Kaalia style}.

Anything Else?

We also think that this home dining experience is a great way to meet fellow gluttons and learn more about our own culture. So gear up, and we'll see you in Versova.

Where: Versova, Andheri West {exact address on confirmation}

When: 12.30pm to 2.30pm, Sun, Sept 25

Contact: +918879922831

Price: INR 1,299 for non-vegetarian, INR 999 for vegetarian

Featured photo source: Sebastian Shultz via Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 4.0]