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Bengal potatoes
Course Snack
Place of origin India
Main ingredients Potatoes, spices, peppers, curry
Cookbook: Bengal potatoes  Media: Bengal potatoes

Bengal potatoes is a dish in Indian cookery. It is served as a snack food with drinks, or as part of an Indian meal. Normally, the potatoes are baked with spices, peppers and curry leaves in an oven heated by cow patties. The potatoes and vegetables are then battered and deep-fried and served with mint or coconut chutney.


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20 news items

Financial Express

Business Standard
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:27:46 -0700

Assam's underdeveloped Barak Valley was brought on the broad guage rail map on Friday, with the inaugural goods train carrying about 2,300 tonnes of potatoes from West Bengal. Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the landmark ...
Times of India
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:41:19 -0700

Over the last few days, the market retail price of Bengal potatoes climbed from Rs 20 per kg to Rs 40 per kg. On Tuesday, the food and civil supplies department fixed the heavily inflated price of this variety of potatoes, which is most widely consumed ...

Economic Times

Economic Times
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:50:29 -0700

KOLKATA: A potato glut and plunging prices have triggered suicides in Bengal's Hooghly, Burdwan and Bankura districts. Hooghly alone reported six of them. Prices have crashed, one kg of the tuber selling for Rs 3 to Rs 4. With the pressure unlikely to ...

Economic Times

Economic Times
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:25:03 -0700

Surana added: "Around 90% of the region's requirement is sourced from West Bengal. Due to the on-going impasse in Bengal, potatoes coming from UP are high priced as they have to be transported from Agra". He added that prices of potatoes are expected ...


Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:34:51 -0700

West Bengal's potatoes are supplied to neighbouring states. But in those states too potato was cultivated this year. In the largest potato producing state, Uttar Pradesh, there has been a good potato harvest. So has Gujarat and Punjab." The State ...
The Echo of India
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:18:45 -0700

Wary of the 2013 experience Odisha, Bihar, Assam and other states improved their production as a result the demand for Bengal potatoes slumped. If in 2013 Mamata Banerjee had allowed the Bengal Potato Traders' Association to enter into contract with ...


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:52:55 -0700

The government also thought of providing a transport subsidy of Rs 100 per quintal on exports through Kolkata port to clear the stock but since the global demand for Bengal's potatoes is not extra-ordinary, the idea failed to bring any relief for the ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700

The West Bengal government has effected a ban on the supply of potatoes to other states in view of the three-day strike called by the potato traders from September 1. State Agriculture Marketing Minister Arup Roy told PTI that potato growers had also ...

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