Recipes from Deboleena’s Kitchen

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 […]

chicken recipe

Mixed Herbs Chicken with dried thyme, parsley, fresh coriander leaves

Mixed Herbs Chicken with dried thyme, parsley, fresh coriander leaves is a dish that can be made with quite ease and best enjoyed when served with roti or steamed plain rice. I was keen on preparing a subtly yet refreshingly tasted dish that would give my family a much needed break from the rich dishes […]

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 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 […]

Biuli Dal Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil

Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil

Today’s recipe is Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil. It’s essentially a North Indian punjabi khana. Traditionally it’s slow cooked. But in modern day scenario, we rarely have the luxury of time. In an attempt to keep the flavours of a typical Punjabi Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil intact, I […]

Prawn biryani Prawn Biryani

A simple prawn biryani recipe

Biryanis are a regular affair now a days in most of the households. Variations of recipes are vast indeed. In my blog I have already shared a simple recipe of homemade Biryani, malai chicken Biryani, Mutton Dum Biryani and many more. Today I will share my prawn Biryani recipe with you all. This prawn biryani […]

a sample bengali meal Bangalir Khawa Dawa | A sample bengali meal | Non-veg Bengali Thali

Bangalir Khawa Dawa | A sample bengali meal | Non-veg Bengali Thali

Are you hosting a Sunday brunch for your Bengali in-laws or friends? Well to start with Bengalis are a food loving community. Their lives revolve around their meals (khawa dawa) undoubtedly, me being a bengali can vouch on this. Apart from their eternal love of fish and sweets (rosogulla), they are in reality a voracious […]

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 […]

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, […]