Begun pora is an authentic preparation eaten in Bengal as part of everyday meal. It is healthy, tasty and simple. Whenever we had a busy day of shopping together as a family, mom would plan something like this as it was so convenient and less work after a hectic day. With a little bit of planning it is easy to make. All you need is a daal to go along. I prefer to eat it with rice, but it is also quite commonly eaten with chapatti as well with some daal and achar to go along with.
This is a very versatile item in bengali cuisine. After the bengali festival durga Puja, there's a tradition of all friends and relatives visiting each other wishing good luck and happiness. One of the typical items served at this occasion is ghugni which is popular among kids. Till now I fondly relish those memories of how eagerly we waited for it to be served when we visited our relatives. Try it and hope you and your kids will enjoy.