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Shukto Recipe

How to make Shukto

About Shukto Recipe: This bitter sweet medley of vegetables makes an appearance at every Bengali festivity. It's the first thing that gets wiped off the plate and is usually served with rice.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Shukto

  • 1 Potato
  • 1 Karela
  • 1/2 Raw banana
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 6 small bari
  • 100 gms french beans
  • 1 Drum stick
  • 25 gms ginger paste
  • 25 gms mustard paste
  • A pinch of chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 10 gms panch phoran masala
  • to taste salt
  • 25 gms mustard oil
  • 1/2 cup water

How to Make Shukto

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Cut and wash the vegetables and raw banana. Put the pieces into turmeric water.
Heat mustard oil in a pan. Add panch foran masala and the ginger paste. Cook until it gets golden brown.
Add mustard paste, chilli powder and turmeric. Cook until the oil separates.
Then add the vegetables and saute for 2 minutes.
Add water and cook until the vegetables are tender.
The dish is ready to serve.

Key Ingredients: Potato, Karela, Raw banana, sweet potato, bari, french beans, Drum stick, ginger paste, mustard paste, chilli powder, turmeric, panch phoran masala, salt, mustard oil, water

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