Varieties of mango in Bengal Mango Mela
Fresh mango produce pickle, kasundi, jams, squash and chutney-- can be picked up from the stall put up by the Department of Agricultural Marketing at nominal prices.
"Himsagar is the most extraordinary mango and is famous for its complete absence of fibre and unparalleled sweetness," one of the sellers at the event at Handloom Haat in Janpath, said.
A slice of each variety of the fruit is being given out to customers for sampling, allowing them to choose their favourite variant.
Fresh mango produce -- pickle, kasundi, jams, squash and chutney-- can be picked up from the stall put up by the Department of Agricultural Marketing at nominal prices.
To offer a wholesome Bengali experience, there is a 'mithai corner' with quintessential Bengali sweet treats like sandesh, rasgullas and mishti doi on offer, as well as shops selling traditional handicrafts from the eastern state.
From 'Pathachitras', hand painted wall hangings and vases, to jewellery made out of coconut shells, beetle nuts and even paddy husk, as well as jute dolls and bags, and embroidered umbrellas, there is everything one could ask for.
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