Bengali recipe

Bengali cuisine Shorshe Ilish| Hilsa with poppy and mustard seed Recipe

Shorshe Ilish| Hilsa with poppy and mustard seed Recipe

Ilish or Hilsa is the king of fish, while prawns are known as the queen of fish in Bengal. Hilsa, as I discussed in my previous posts, can be prepared in several ways. Whatever ways you cook, it comes out delicious always. You can cook a bhapa ilish or choose to have a fried ilish […]

Bengali cuisine Kakrar Jhol | Bengali style Crab Curry

Kakrar Jhol | Bengali style Crab Curry

Kakrar Jhol | Bengali style Crab Curry is a Bengali delicacy, that’s cooked in an out most simple manner yet it tastes so delicious. Today, we had a crab seller passing by our lane. We stopped him and inquired about the crabs. 500 bucks per kilogram, he said. All carried down from Sundarban, the pride […]

Bengali cuisine Gondhoraj Katla | Fish with Kaffir lime

Gondhoraj Katla |Fish with Kaffir Lime

Katla, Rui or any fish can be cooked in number of ways. Earlier I have shared Katla Kalia recipe, another recipe is shared which can be cooked with just coriander, cumin powder. Today I will be sharing a very unique and flavourful yet simple recipe of Katla fish called Gondhoraj Katla |Fish with Kaffir Lime. […]

Bengali Mishti recipe Langcha or Lyangcha Recipe

Langcha or lyangcha Recipe

So, last time I made Gulab jamuns with milk powder, suji, maida (editing still incomplete 🙂). This time, I am going to share a recipe of Gulab jamun with suji (semolina) and milk. Well, this time there’s a difference. Hubby cooks and I note. He decided to make langcha or lyangcha for us. Basically, both […]

Prawn

Chingri machher malaikari recipe | Prawn in coconut gravy recipe

To every bengalis who can cook, probably this Chingri machher malaikari recipe | Prawn in coconut gravy recipe is a recipe that they have hands on for sure. Bengalis are indeed fish lover and chingri being their favorite (though some may now start a Bangal-Ghoti debate of Hilsa being their favorite 😂). Chingris or prawns […]

Healthy recipe

Neem aloo begun| Neem potato brinjal

First of all pardon me as the photo that I took might not be pleasing to your eyes, but that’s taken right in the kitchen, straight after cooking. Okay, now the monologue 😂 Neem aloo begun is a very very simple Bengali dish that’s served in the beginning of the meal. With goodness of neem, […]

Bengali moong dal recipe

Dhone pata diye moong dal |Moong dal with coriander leaves

To me in childhood, the only thing that would excite me was food. Be it my ma’s quick luchis and Aloor torkari, boro mashi’s kochu baata and shutki, mejo mashi’s dhone pata diye dal, fish curry, boro mami’s Mishti tok dal, Shejo mami’s baked dishes, mejo mami’s pineapple pasta and cashew chicken, all used to […]

bengali dish Bhoger Khichdi | Hautch Pautch | Moong moosurer khichudi

Bhoger khichudi | Bengali style khichdi recipe | Moong Moosurer Khichudi | Niramish Khichudi

Well, today’s recipe is Bhoger khichudi | Bengali style khichdi | Moong Moosurer Khichudi recipe | Niramish Khichudi and no, today we don’t have any puja in our home but it’s lockdown day. Maa over the phone asked me to cook Bhoger khichudi | Bengali style khichdi recipe for lunch, since it would be easy […]

Bengali recipe Mocha recipe - Mochar torkari | Plaintain flower curry

Mocha recipe – Mochar torkari | Plaintain flower curry

Most of us might have seen a mocha or ‘Plaintain flower’, purple and big, they are. They are banana flowers and are consumed as a vegetable. You can make delicious vegetable curries with these mochas or plaintain flower. Before we delve into knowing the mocha recipe, let’s check some nutritional facts of these wonder flowers. […]

Egg roll

Healthy Multigrain atta Egg Roll Recipe

Today’s Saturday, and during this lockdown phase I had only cooked simple veggie meals so far… A simple mid week snack in the form of “aloo chips” was served to the family, and nothing fancy this week was prepared. Reason being of course, limited rationing and lack of time in hand since with no maid […]