Breakfasts/Snack Recipes

Bengali cuisine Yellow Chowmein

Yellow chowmein with flavours of Indian cuisine

Back in the 80s – 90s when I grew up, chowmein used to be a special food for us. We didn’t have pastas, maggi so rampant as they are now. What we found delicious and somewhat modern were plates of chowmein. Yellow, brown, white and red. Maa used to cook chowmein in different colors. Today […]

Bengali cuisine Centella asiatica Fritters | Thankuni pata bora | Gotu kola fritters

Centella asiatica Fritters | Thankuni pata bora | Gotu kola fritters

Now that it’s rainy season here in Kolkata, you can see Centella asiatica or Thankuni pata in abundance across fields. What’s this thankuni pata by the way? Well it’s  a medicinal herb that grows in wet lands. It’s used in the treatment of bacterial infections, cholera, Urinary tract disease,  tuberculosis, and is also recommended for […]

baking The art of baking bread

The art of baking bread

Success in making perfect bread has been a journey for me. From dry hard breads, to failed proofing. .. I had all kinds of trouble making breads. But after a long self  learning process and diligent experimentation series, I came to my own recipe of making perfect breads. I shall share my bread making recipe […]

anniversary cake recipe Nutty chocolate cake with chocolate frosting

Nutty chocolate cake with chocolate frosting

Today being my 6th marriage anniversary, I must bake a cake! And while it comes to baking, my now seemingly lazy husband rolls his eyes and demand I must let that baking part rest on him. I am sure that he’s a great baker and better than myself, still the excitement that occurs while baking […]

birthday recipe Malai chicken tangri kabab | Cream chicken tangri kebab

Malai chicken tangri kabab | Cream chicken tangri kebab

Kebabs are all time favorites for starters in parties and get-together. It’s simple and easy to make. I feel the process of cooking kebabs involves less mess and the recipes can be tweaked greatly by changing the ingredients only. Today I am going to share a Malai chicken tangri kabab | Cream chicken tangri kebab recipe, […]

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 […]

Bread recipe Quick sweet eggless bread recipe

Quick sweet eggless bread recipe

Many a times, moms of picky eaters wonder what new can be given to their  kids for their lunch boxes. Kids really want exciting stuff in their lunch boxes. Else, be prepared to get the box as it is back to home. Don’t fret over it, I have brought a solution for the wonder moms […]

Rajma Pasta | Red kidney bean Pasta Recipe

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas – Rajma Pasta | Red kidney bean Pasta Recipe

What should I pack for lunch for my kiddo is a day to day and tiring question that comes to every mom’s mind! To give you respite, let me share this amazing Rajma Pasta | Red kidney bean Pasta Recipe that’s only healthy, packed with proteins, carbs and good fat, but also tasty. So much tasty that […]

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 […]