Panch Phoroner Chocchori

Panch Phoron is a combination of nigella seeds, fennel seeds, celery seeds, fenugreek and mustard seeds and that is what forms the basis of the flavor of this recipe. It is a simple recipe that tastes so good with rice or luchi or puffed Indian bread. Chocchori is a dry vegetable curry. @sarchakra

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 20 mins

YIELDS: Serves 5


  • Eggplant 1 cup
  • Potato 1 cup
  • Cabbage 1 cup
  • Sugar snap peas ½ cup
  • Carrots ½ cup
  • Squash ½ cup
  • Red chili pepper 1
  • Whole red chilies 4
  • Green chilies 3
  • Mustard oil 2 tbsp
  • Celery seeds a pinch
  • Fenugreek seeds a pinch
  • Fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • Nigella seeds ½ tsp
  • Toasted cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tbsp
  • Ghee 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Bengali Garam masala powder
  • Flour 1 tbsp


  • Heat mustard oil. Add whole red chilies, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, nigella seeds, celery seeds, mustard seeds. Sauté for a few seconds.
  • Add mixed vegetables. Add salt and turmeric.
  • Sauté for a few minutes. Add 1 cup of water. Cover and cook till the vegetables are cooked.
  • Add toasted cumin seed powder, ghee, Garam masala powder and sugar.
  • Add flour. Mix everything.
Temper the whole spices
Add the vegetables
Add seasoning and water
Add toasted cumin powder
Add sugar, ghee and Bengali Garam Masala
Add flour
Panch Phoroner Chocchori is ready
Panch Phoroner Chocchori

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