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Shahi Mutton Curry

I made mutton today in yet another style with mutton fried in a kadai. After the mutton is caramalised in kadai, we add fried onion juliens, shahi garam masala on top and then cooked in pressure cooker until its soft. The colour of the curry came out as intended. All thanks to the shahi garam […]

bhog recipe

Bhoger niramish aloor dum | Dum aloo recipe without onion garlic

Bhoger niramish aloor dum | Dum aloo recipe without onion garlic is a potato recipe cooked in a gravy of tomato and ginger mainly. Generally, Lakshmi puja and Saraswati puja are celebrated in almost every bengali household elaborately. During the pujas, we serve Bhoger niramish aloor dum along with luchi (puri). We consider, garlic and […]

amshottor chutney

My Bengali Style Mixed Tomato Chutney With Amshotto, Khejur and Dry Fruits

Sharing my Bengali Style Mixed Tomato Chutney With Amshotto, Khejur and Dry Fruits. Previously, I shared a recipe of tomato chutney. This one differs a bit from my last mixed tomato chutney recipe. I used Mustard oil and for tempering have used a red dry chilli and a pinch of quintessential bengali mixture of whole […]

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Chingri diye kochur loti | Prawn – taro stem curry

Chingri diye kochur loti | Prawn – taro stem curry is a bengali dish that’s cooked with kochur loti or taro along with small prawns. It’s served as a side dish in bengali cuisine along with dal and rice.   Time required to cook Chingri diye kochur loti | Prawn – taro stem curry: 45 […]

Bengali cuisine Dhaniya prawn | Dhone chingri curry

Dhaniya prawn | Dhone chingri curry

I have been trying my hands on several recipes of prawn at home. Malaikari being my top favorite. But today I tried something of my own and I named it ‘Dhaniya prawn’ or ‘dhone chingri’. It came out wonderful. Cooked along with potatoes, it’s apt for lunch paired with a plate of steamed rice. Also […]

Bengali cuisine Chingri malaikari | Prawn in coconut milk

Chingri malaikari | Prawn in coconut milk

This would be my second post about Chingri malaikari | Prawn in coconut milk. In the first post about Chingri malaikari | Prawn in coconut milk, I added coconut in the beginning of the process. But in this recipe I have added coconut later after adding prawns. Hence coconut is not sauted as in the previous post. […]

bengali dish Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma

Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma – an easy breakfast recipe

Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma is a wonderful breakfast option that can be prepared in 15 minutes. It’s very healthy, tasty and filling. I am sharing the easiest method of preparing Poha upma | Chirer pulao in a jiffy that has very less ingredients in it. It’s made with flattened rice and potato […]

Bengali cuisine Robibarer Desi Murgir Jhol | Country chicken curry | Organic chicken curry

Robibarer Desi Murgir Jhol | Country chicken curry | Organic chicken curry

To bengalis, robibarer khawadawa is really special. The head of the family goes to the market to procure the freshest vegetables and meat from the local market. The best dishes are reserved for robibarer khawadawa in most of the households. Of course, it being a holiday and it calls for our family time! And the […]

bengali mutton curry

My mutton curry recipe with dried fenugreek leaves

Sunday’s menu has always been special for our family. And it’s all the more important now since all other days of the week I cook for the family in a jiffy and focusing on their health needs. After all, cooking takes a lot of your time on palate and when you are a working mom […]

bengali dessert Gurer Narkel Naroo | Coconut balls with jaggery

Gurer Narkel Naroo | Coconut balls with jaggery

As per bengali tradition, during Lakshmi puja, people make Gurer Narkel Naroo | Coconut balls with jaggery and offer to Goddess Laskhmi. Following the tradition and to celebrate Bijaya with near and dear ones, maa prepares narkel naroo every year at home! In childhood, I used to help ma in the process. I would make […]