Chapati Bread

Chapati bread is the commonest, simplest, most popular bread in the sub-continent of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, etc.). It is the perfect accompaniment for spicy dishes, seafood and eggs. Bits of torn off chapati can be used as scoops for any main dish. It is a flat, tortilla-like bread which is cooked on a […]

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Bangladesh Meat Recipes

Kalia Ingredients Meat 2 lbs Oil 1/2 cup Onion paste 1/4 cup Ginger paste 1 tbsp Garlic paste 2 tsp Turmeric paste 2 tsp Chili paste 1 tsp Cumin paste 2 tsp Coriander paste 2 tbsp Ground pepper 1 tsp Cinnamon 3 1″ sticks Cardamom 3 Bay leaf 1 Potatoes 1 lb Directions Cut the […]

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Bangladesh Vegetarian Recipes

Masoor Daal(Lentil) Ingredients masoor daal (lentil) 1 cup peya(n)j (onion) 1 medium/sliced jiraa (cumin seeds)1/2 tsp. halood (turmeric powder) 1/2 tsp. laban (salt) to taste 1 tbsp. ka(n)chaa lankaa (green chilli) 1 Directions Wash and boil daal in 2-1/2 cup of water. Mash the daal when completely done. Heat 3 tbsp. of oil. Roast cumin […]

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Bangladesh Desserts Recipes

Misti Doi(sweet yogurt) Ingredients 1 litre long life (UHT) full cream milk 1 litre long life (UHT) single cream 1 cup natural yogurt 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup sugar Directions That’s it, mix them together ( no need to boil and cool the milk ) and put the mix in the oven at […]

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Bangladesh Sauces Recipes

Pineapple Chutney Tomato Chutney Cherry Chutney(1) Cherry Chutney(2) Kiwi Chutney Pineapple Chutney Courtesy: Sangeeta Ghosh Ingredients (for a serving size of 8 – cooking time : 45 mins) 2 medium pineapples 2 kashmire chillies 1 lime, juiced 1 ginger piece 2″ chopped 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp salt 100 gms dates or dried apricot finely […]

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Bangladesh Culture

Bangladesh did not exist as a distinct geographic and ethnic unity until independence. The region had been a part of successive Indian empires, and during the British period it formed the eastern part of a hinterland of Bengal, which was dominated by the British rulers and Hindu professional, commercial, and landed elites. After the establishment […]

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Bangladesh Religion

Islam, the state religion, is the faith of 88 percent of the population, almost all of whom adhere to the Sunni branch. Hindus make up most of the remainder, and the country has small communities of Buddhists, Christians, and animists. Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. Most Bangladeshi Muslims are […]

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Bangladesh Country Info

The People’s Republic of Bangladesh, formerly East Pakistan, is bounded to the west and northwest by West Bengal (India), to the north by Assam and Meghalaya (India), to the east by Assam and Tripura (India) and by Myanmar (Burma) to the southeast. Dhaka, the historic city and capital of Bangladesh, lies on the Buriganga River. […]

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Bangladesh Hilsa Chad Fish

The Story of The Hilsa Shad Mizanur Rahman, Ph.D. Formerly of the Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology University of Bergen, Norway Hilsa shad, one of the most important tropical fish of the family clupeidae under the genus Tenualosa and species ilisha is anadromous in nature, not a common phenomenon in tropical water compared to […]

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Bangladesh Art

Bangladesh has a rich tradition of Art. Specimens of ancient terracota and pottery show remarkable artistry. Modern painting was pioneered by artists like Zainul Ahedin, Qamrul Hasan. Anwarul Haque, Shafiuddin Ahnied, Shafiqul Amin, Rashid Chowdhury and S.M. Sultan. Zainul Ahedin earned worldwide fame by his stunning sketches of the Bengal Famine in 1943. Other famous […]

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