Though the festive season has come to an end, for actress Sayani Gupta it seems far from over. She is savoring a classic Bengali breakfast that is a hit during the festivals, especially Durga Puja and Kali Puja. The Four More Shots Please actress has shared an image of luchi-payesh on one of her Instagram Stories. And, it appears yummy. Lucchi is a deep-fried flatbread originating from Bengal and payesh is a Bengali version of kheer. It is made by boiling rice in milk flavored with cardamom and dry fruits. During the winter season, people prefer to go for nolengurer payesh.
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A terrific breakfast of luchi-payesh is not just popular in West Bengal but also in Odisha, Assam and Tripura. And, if you too feel tempted for the dish, here are the recipes for luchi and payesh. For those who love to experiment with their dishes, please try paneer payesh.
Well, there are some other ways of making the payesh too, with little tweaks and some additional ingredients, like ranga aloo payesh and bundiyar payesh.
There are many versions of the delicious Bengali Payesh
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Since payesh is heavy on dry fruits, they are a great source of vital nutrients. Nuts provide protein and iron in adequate quantities. They are also rich in calcium, copper, magnesium, vitamins and zinc. This means healthy bones, muscles, nerves, teeth and skin.
Now, coming back to Luchi and payesh, which is a version of kheer puri popular in northern India. We must add that it is a great way to start the day on a sweet note. Sayani Gupta probably understands this far better than anyone else.
Previously, the actress had shared an image of a platter of sushi, a traditional Japanese dish. Sayani Gupta said she ate the meal till she couldn’t move.