Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 20 min Serves: 4

This classic rustic Bengali vegetable dish with its pleasantly bitter taste clears your palate perfectly in preparation for the rest of the meal. As such, it’s usually served as an appetizer. In this video, you can see how to prepare it quickly and easily with Shelly’s Classic Bengali Shukto Mixed Masala.

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  • Assorted Vegetables 500g
  • Mustard Oil 2 tbsp
  • Sugar 1 & 1/2 tsp
  • Shelly's Shukto Masala 2 & 1/2 tsp
  • Shelly's Premium Ghee 3 tsp
  • Lentil Cakes (Bori)
  • Water (as required)
  • Per 100g
  • Energy Value 396kcal
  • Protein 16.96g
  • Fat 23.43g
  • Carbohydrates 29.3g
  • Sodium 588.83mg



Arrange vegetables and chop all of them in
evenly proportioned pieces (potatoes, green bananas, karelas, drumsticks and so on).


Heat up a pan and pour the oil with the sugar.


Fry the vegetables for some time till they turn soft. The vegetables which require more frying go in first.


Fry the lentil cakes alongside.


Mix the Shelly’s Shukto Masala with the required quantity of water and pour over the vegetables.


Add salt and let them simmer till done.


Remove from heat and sprinkle Shelly’s Premium Ghee on top for added flavour.


Serve hot with Shelly’s Gobindobhog rice.

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Shelly’s Classic Bengali Shukto

Shelly’s Classic Bengali Shukto

Mixed Masalas

Served as an appetizer, Shukto is a delightful Bengali vegetable curry that offers a hint of sweetness with a core taste of pleasant bitterness. Make it at home with Shelly’s Classic Bengali Shukto Mixed Masala for that authentic Bengali taste!

Available in 10g & 100g (10g*10)

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