September 2017

Kashmri dum aloo recipe

Kashmiri dum aloo recipe

Kashmiri dum aloo is a popular dish in Northern parts of India. In Bengal we have our aloor dum which is a potato dish made in a rich curry of onion – ginger –  garlic etc. Unlike bengali aloor dum, we can say kashmiri dum aloo is a total ‘niramish aloor dum’ as we do […]

Durga Puja Special – Home cooked meal recipes to celebrate with!

“Bajlo tomar alor benu” – Yes! Durga Puja count down ends and Puja begins ! Almost a clear blue sky with fluffy white clouds – ‘peja tulor moto megh’ ! Paddy fields are filled with white ‘kash ful’. Durga murti has left kumartuli! Streets are flooded with lightings and decorations and all happy faces roaming […]

chicken recipe Chicken Rezala Recipe

Chicken Rezala Recipe

Chicken Rezala Recipe is a proud part of the glorious Mughlai Cuisine. People of Kolkata are extremely fond of Chicken Rezala. It goes best with naan or pulao. Its basically chicken cooked in a gravy of curd, poppy seeds and cashew nuts. It’s rich in its flavor and surely suits the royals! After all, we all […]

Hilsa Muri ghonto | Hilsa fish pulao

Hilsa Muri ghonto | Hilsa fish pulao

It’s the Hilsa or Ilish season of the year and you must be getting too many Hilsas from the market. Every body likes the fish. But often the ladies of the house find it difficult to use the head part of the delicious fish. I have a nice recipe from the Bengali cuisine for you […]

Cumin rice Jeera rice | Cumin rice

Simple Jeera rice | Cumin rice recipe

Rice is consumed all over the world. Rice has numerous health benefits as well. Rice provides instant energy, controls blood pressure, provides vitamins and minerals, treats constipation. There are plenty of yummy rice recipes in India. Be it with a vegetable pulao (sweet corn and peas pulao), a rice recipe with mutton (mutton mutanjan) or […]

Baked Cottage Cheese With Jaggery | Baked Gurer Sondesh

Baked Cottage Cheese With Jaggery | Baked Gurer Sondesh

Festive seasons are coming and for Indians, every occasions and celebrations are surely incomplete without sweets / mithai / mishti ! Today, I am going to share a healthy sweet recipe. It’s called ‘ Baked Cottage Cheese With Jaggery | Baked Gurer Sondesh ‘. The sweet is made up of chana or cottage cheese. For sweetness, […]

bread bread dahi vada

Brown bread dahi vada – A quick filling and healthy snack!

Serving snacks to our guests and giving an awesome tiffin to our kids, both are tedious sometimes. But with readily available ingredients at home, nothing is difficult at all. With this Brown bread dahi vada recipe, you can serve a chatpata snack to your guest and ensure an empty tiffin box upon your kid’s return […]

Rice recipe Sweet corn and peas pulao

Sweet corn and peas pulao

In India, there’s several kinds of pulao made! One such pulao much popular in southern parts of India is Peas Pulao. Here, in this Sweet corn and peas pulao, however, I incorporated green peas as well as yellow sweet corns, which makes the dish more healthy, more colorful and much flavorful. Sweet corn and peas pulao […]