nature

East Kolkata Wetlands

January 31, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


The East Kolkata Wetlands, spread over 12500 hectare on the eastern fringes of the city, one of the largest systems of wastewater agriculture in the world, comprise a large number of sewage fed water bodies are a complex of natural and human-made wetlands form a part of the extensive inter-distributary water networks of the Ganges where 250 million gallons of urban sewage flows into shallow ponds.

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cuisine,

Kheer: Rice Pudding

January 28, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The Kheer is a traditional delicious, easy to digest dessert made ​​of rice cooked in milk and flavored with spices and dry fruits like cardamom and pistachios which works great as a comfort food for rainy evenings. The Kheer is a typical dessert from India resembling the popular English rice pudding. Delicate and very fragrant, it is also suitable for closing a dinner and is very easy to prepare at home. For a low calorie version of Kheer just put less sugar or just avoid it, why not adding maybe just a little honey towards the end, the rest is really a sweet and nutritious for anything heavy.

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fashion

Kolkata Fashion Week

January 23, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


The Kolkata fashion week is a fashion event, lasting approximately one week, which allows fashion designers and the fashion houses to present their latest collections and the public to realize what are the latest trends.

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landmarks

Rabindra Sadan

January 21, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Rabindra Sadan is a cultural centre and theatre in Kolkata where live dance or drama performance or cultural programmes and exhibition are held regularly. Rabindranath Tagore, sometimes called also the title of Gurudev, is the Anglicized name of Rabindranath Thákhur. He exercised an enormous fascination on the Western world, who rewarded him with the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.

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buildings

The Statesman

January 20, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Established in 1875, The Statesman House located in intersection of Nehru Road and Esplanade Row East at Chowringhee Square, built in the Victorian or Edwardian style is the oldest extant English language daily newspaper in Kolkata published simultaneously in Kolkata, New Delhi, Siliguri and Bhubaneshwar.

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hangouts

Nalban Boating

January 17, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Nalban the 400 acre serene natural endless expanse of emerald water of Boating Complex a new lakeside attraction of Calcutta in Salt Lake, just 12 Km away from Central Kolkata, is one of the finest picnic spot in the city that gives you an opportunity to experience the beauty of nature to spend me time.

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markets

Mallickghat Flower Market

January 15, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The flower market in Mullickghat, under the old Howrah Bridge, is one of the most famous. It is a special place, whose frenetic activity is continuous, day and night, between an unimaginable crowd, tons of garlands of flowers.

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cuisine,

Steamed Pitha Dumplings

January 14, 2014 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments

Steamed Pitha Dumplings

Pithas are steamed dumplings with a filling of coconut, or vegetables, or cheese and sometimes drenched in a cream of milk and are stoutly connected with the wintry weather crop carnival of Poush parbon dished up with sugary syrups such as date molasses. Conventionally the assortment variety as of Patishapta Pithe, Gokul Pithe, doodh-puli, Ranga Alur Puli Pithe. Patishapta is the mainly well-liked and most frequently prepared pitha in the midst of all pithas which is a rice flour crepe with coconut and jaggery filling.

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culture

Paan Supari

January 10, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Calcutta Meetha Paan is a must try for tradition of chewing betel leaf is an integral part of the Indian culture, which is very fresh and had good flavour. The Betel nut seeds are chewed after meals as they stimulate the activity and salivary digestion, but it seems that they also possess cardiotonic action, astringent and vermifuge.

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cuisine,

Kheer Payesh

January 08, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


The kheer, rice pudding with spices, is called Payesh, a traditional sweet milk-based cream rice with almonds spiced with cinnamon, bay leaves, cardamom, coriander, chopped and pounded to a paste white, soft and sticky and has served as a kind of pudding, usually prepared during special holidays. The preparation is simple and requires no culinary skills excelled, or hard to find ingredients. In winter it can be served hot, and cold in the summer. A unique recipe to delight the palate in any season-with little effort and in a short time.

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festivals

Jhulan Yatra

January 07, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


One of the most beautiful festivals is the Jhulan Yatra. Jhulan mean swing. Then comes Sravana. The rainy season. The sky is filled with black clouds and thunder feel very strong. It rains, it rains a lot. Everybody has fun shooting in the rain refreshing and children play in the mud. Even animals are more happy and relieved.

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landmarks

New Market Kolkata

January 04, 2014 Kalyan Panja 0 Comments


Before leaving Kolkata shopping is a must in the New market or Sir Stuart Hogg Market. The architecture of the market dates back to the seventeenth century and is fabulous. Like most good things in the city, this has also undergone a change in recent renovations and the growing number of tourists. It is still a great experience, where you can find everything and at all prices from gold, jewels, silks, saris, spices, teas and even food products.

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seasons

Kolkata Monsoon

January 02, 2014 Kalyan Panja 4 Comments


The main monsoon season in Kolkata runs from June to September and the question that always all travelers are asking is always the same, or if it is possible to travel across the place during this period. This is very understandable because the thought of rain and flooding is enough to put a stop to any kind of vacation.The Monsoon time may be a great time to visit Kolkata where tourist attractions are not crowded, rates in general are cheaper, and in particular those hotels.

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