Bengali recipe

Bramhi saag

Bramhi saag with pumpkin

As dear hubby had harvested a few Bramhi saag in our balcony garden, I thought of cooking it today. I had a piece of pumkin with me which I thought would be the best vegetable to be cooked with the saag. Bramhi saag has got innumerous health benefits like controlling of blood sugar, treating anxiety, […]

Bengali dal recipe

Urad dal | Biuli dal Recipe

Biuli dal is one of my favourite dal. To me the memories of Biuli or Urad dal goes back to childhood, when maa would invariably make Urad dal | Biuli dal on Tuesdays, since that was marked as a vegetarian day for our family. Along with Urad dal | Biuli dal and rice, would be posto baata […]

Bengali cuisine Gang mourala recipe | Mourala machher jhol

Gang mourala recipe | Mourala machher jhol

Gang mourala recipe | Mourala machher jhol with brinjal and potatoes is a Bengali recipe. Though I have cooked Mourala machh in this way, similar recipe can be used to cook any small fish which are primarily of fresh water. This recipe is extremely simple and enjoyed on a mundane day in bengali households. Gang […]

Bengali cuisine Shahi Mutton Curry

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

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 […]