Beginner’s guide to cooking

aloo bhaja Fried potato recipe

All time favorite snack idea – Fried potato recipe

To satisfy the hunger pangs of kids, let’s serve them something healthy yet appealing snacks to them. One such recipe to curb hunger pangs of kids that can be served in no time is the all time favorite of kids and mom – the Fried potato recipe. These fried potatoes can be served as starters in […]

Kushka Rice With Egg

Kushka Rice With Egg – A daily recipe

Kushka Rice With Egg is a recipe from the pages of South Asian cuisine, especially popular in south India. A rice dish made with aromatic basmati rice, simple spices, clarified butter, it’s quite subtly flavorful! Me being a non-vegetarian, to make the meal more filling I prefer to cook it with eggs. It’s generally served […]

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

This summer enjoy the afternoon light meals with Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango. Usually Tok dal is made with red Lentils or masoor dal. I make it at home with masoor only. But today I thought of using arhar or Toor dal in Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal […]

Ghoogni | Ghugni

Ghoogni | Ghugni with matar dal

Ghoogni | Ghugni is a chatpata bengali dish that’s quite popular as a street food. In evenings, maa serves Ghoogni | Ghugni  with a slice of bread at home. Even in some parts of West bengal Ghoogni | Ghugni is best enjoyed with muri  ( puffed rice ).     The Ghoogni | Ghugni recipe that I […]

Bengali style aloor dum

Bengali style aloor dum

Bengali style aloor dum is one of the first dishes I started my cooking lessons with. Its too easy to make. Usually served with luchi or parantha, Bengali style aloor dum is often cooked in bengali households and one of their favourites (including mine), specially on Sundays for breakfasts!   Time required to cook Bengali style aloor […]

Simui payesh | Vermicelli Kheer

Simui payesh | Vermicelli Kheer (with patali gur or jaggery)

Payesh is a term that seems so sweet to bengalis. Not because they taste sweet but because they are cooked with much patience and care and served with much love! On birthdays, as most people in the world enjoy bites of cakes, we bengalis love taking a dig into a bowl of payesh. Payesh can […]

Broccoli Broccoli curry with coriander leaves

Broccoli curry with coriander leaves

Broccoli is an exotic vegetable which is slowly getting popular in India. Due to it’s numerous health benefits people are putting it more and more into their diet. Broccoli s are green in color and looks much like our own ‘gobi’ i.e. cauliflower. But in reality you will be surprised to know that it actually […]

Mutton rezala

Pressure cooked Mutton rezala in 20 minutes

Today is my husband’s birthday and I had to cook 5 types of vegetable fries, biuli dal, Shorshe Ilish  (Hilsa in mustard seed paste) and Mutton rezala for lunch. And I had to be super fast as well since I had to look after my daughter, have some other tasks too. So I decided to […]

Bengali recipe Boal Mach or boal Fish Curry Recipe

Boal Mach or boal Fish Curry Recipe

Boal fish or boal mach is a very oily fish which has less number of bones and hence children and kids can easily feed on this  fish. You can cook a tasty boal fish in short time by following this Boal Mach or boal Fish Curry Recipe.Just try it out at your home. Total cooking […]

Beginner's guide to cooking Methi chicken or Fenugreek chicken Recipe

Methi chicken or Fenugreek chicken Recipe

In this post I have shared a step by step recipe for beginners of cooking a ‘Methi chicken or Fenugreek chicken’, a South Indian dish with detailed step by step illustration. Below is the Methi chicken or Fenugreek chicken Recipe. It’s easy to cook and wonderful in its taste. I have used a non-stick pan […]