While the term “chutney” is observed upon as a condiment by the rest of the world, it plays a quite different role in Bengali cuisine. Chutney is an essential part of the multi-course Bengali meal. It is not a condiment, and it is not to be paired with meat or cheese. The [...]
A simple chutney made with fresh cilantro/coriander, mint and radish. This is a spicy, savory chutney unlike the fruity pulpy and sweet chutney usually served in America and the European countries.
I have said this before. A spoon (or more ) of chutney after meals is a must in all traditional Bengali meals. Known to have a sweet tooth, it is not limited to just desserts – the meal must end in a sweet note too. Which is really nice & fulfilling I [...]