Matar Dal Bori is a handmade through indigenous methods of preparation without any form of preservative. It is fully vegetarian with no preservatives. This bori is produced locally in the region of West Bengal. It is also usually known to be drop shaped or pyramid shaped but can also be molded into several sizes and shapes. When fried, the boris turn crispy and can be used along with meals and curries which enhance the type and variety of the cuisine. It holds a special place in the Bengali kitchen and the shelf life can be prolonged to as much as five months when stored under proper cooling and dry conditions.