Kalojeera o rosun bata - Hot garlic and kalongi

Kalojeera o rosun bata - Hot garlic and kalongi - Bengali recipe

Kalojeera o rosun bata

(Onion seeds and garlic bharta)
Barnali Dutta
Published 11/16/2013

Literature has shown this humble seed is an antibiotic as well as garlic has immune-boosting properties, onion seeds especially when combined with garlic are regarded as a harmonizer of the imbalance. It is usually taken during rainy season and a winter day for its antibacterial and antiviral properties to prevent cold. In addition of some roasted peppercorn it is given to the new mothers for the postpartum care.


  • Onion seeds (kalo jeera), 2 tablespoon
  • Garlic (rosun), 9 to 10 cloves
  • Dry red chillies, 2
  • Mustard oil, half teaspoon
  • Salt as required


  1. Dry roast all the ingredients except salt and mustard oil.
  2. Make a dry paste in Stone (Granite) Mortar and Pestle.
  3. Add salt and oil to the paste and enjoy with piping hot rice.

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 20 min
Yield: 2 servings | Calories per serving: 100

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