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Bitter flowers are [eaten] in Asia. In Assam, northeast India, these flowers are used as food. It's simply made and tasty ; village people like these flowers. They are unique vegetables -- called... Read more

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Daab chingri, or shrimps in tender coconut shell

Submitted by saffronstreaks
Aheli at Peerless Inn
12, J. L. Nehru Road, Kolkata-700 013

While in Kolkata/Calcutta, gorge on this signature dish from Bengali cuisine, called daab chingri, or shrimps in tender coconut shell – the headless prawns/shrimps with their tails intact, bathed in rich creamy and velvety sauce, subtly spiced, and looks gorgeous when cooked, served in green coconut shells. Try it with any pilaf or plain rice.


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