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Batabi Lebu Makha | Jambura Bhorta | Pomelo Salad |


  • Author: Debjani Chatterjee
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 People

Description

Batabi lebu makha aka Jambura Bhorta aka Pomelo salad is a tangy fruit salad famous in West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Bangladesh, etc and prepared during the season of Pomelo


Ingredients

  • Pomelo/ Batabi Lebu/ Jambura: 1 (big and ripe)
  • Green Chilli: 2
  • Cilantro/ Coriander leaves: a few
  • Sugar: 1 Tsp.
  • Rock Salt: 1//4 Tsp.
  • Black Pepper: 1/4 Tsp. (crushed)
  • Mustard Oil: A few drops

Instructions

  1. Remove the outer skin of Pomelo.
  2. Take the flesh out of the skin and deseed the pomelo as well to make the salad.
  3. In a bowl take the flesh along with sugar, rock salt, black pepper chopped green chili and chopped cilantro and also Mustard oil.
  4. Mix everything to make the mixture a bit mushy.
  5. Keep it as it is for 10 minutes to help in incorporating the flavors.
  6. Have the Jambura bhorta aka Batabi lebu makha fresh.

Notes

Increase the amount of Sugar if the pomelo is sour.
Increase or decrease chili based on need.
You can add other flavorings as well.
Cilantro is optional.

  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Bengali

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 200g
  • Calories: 139
  • Sugar: 2.1g
  • Sodium: 246mg
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Protein: 2.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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