Bengali recipe

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 […]

Topse fry | Mango fish fry

Topse fry | Mango fish fry

Topse fry | Mango fish fry is a popular starter in bengali cuisine. In the mornings of marriage ceremony, house warming parties and other get-togethers, it’s often served. Topse fish or the Mango fish is a little pricey fish that has a single delicate bone in it. It tastes awesome! Today I will share a […]

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 […]

Bhetki paturi Bhetki paturi | Barramundi fish wrapped in banana leaf

Bhetki paturi | Barramundi fish wrapped in banana leaf

Ah! Can’t hold my joy since I succeeded in making Bhetki paturi | Barramundi fish wrapped in banana leaf at first attempt. This was a dream come true. It is tasting so so good, that without wasting any of my time further I plan to jot down the method in a jiffy! Interestingly, since I had […]

Mixed Tomato Chutney

Mixed Tomato Chutney with Mango Candies, Dates and Raisins !!

Chutneys are all of ours all time favorite. After completion of our lunch or dinner, meal seems to be incomplete without chutney. Here I will share a chutney recipe – Mixed Tomato Chutney, that’s made of tomatoes, dates, raisins, amshotto  (mango candies). Mango candies or amshotto is very much popular in West Bengal. In various […]

Mutton kosha

The recipe of my mutton kosha !

Today’s my sister’s pre-wedding day and few of our close friends and family have already arrived to make the occasion all the more merrier. For the evening, the charge of cooking was bestowed on me and I was happier, excited as well as nervous. Feeding 25 people was a mammoth task for me. I have […]

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 […]

Kadai chicken

An easy recipe of Kadai chicken

Kadai chicken is  popular recipe in Northern parts of India. Today being the 1st day of the year 2018, I planned to cook something tasty for dinner. The lunch had been too simple today as yesterday was a roof – top picnic day for us with bon-fire! So the dinner was a late one and […]

Jhal suji | Savoury semolina

Jhal suji | Savoury semolina

Jhal suji | Savoury semolina is a breakfast dish or an evening snack dish. Again, its such a breakfast option which is healthy, tasty and easy to make. In Bengal, people call this semolina item ‘Jhal suji’. Upma from south India is another close version of it made usually  with biuli dal. You can serve […]