Vegetable recipe

Bengali cuisine Kachkolar kofta | Plantain dumplings in gravy

Kachkolar kofta | Plantain dumplings in gravy

Kachkolar kofta | Plantain dumplings in gravy is a very common dish in bengali households. On Tuesdays, Saturdays iMaa observes vegetarian day at home. During these days, maa often makes Kachkolar kofta | Plantain dumplings in gravy. and I love them absolutely! Now, for fussy eaters it’s a good way to include this nutrient rich […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broccoli Broccoli curry with coriander leaves

Broccoli curry with coriander leaves

Broccoli is an exotic vegetable which is slowly getting popular in India. Due to it’s numerous health benefits people are putting it more and more into their diet. Broccoli s are green in color and looks much like our own ‘gobi’ i.e. cauliflower. But in reality you will be surprised to know that it actually […]

Noodles Vegetable Chowmein Noodles with soy sauce

Vegetable Chowmein Noodles with soy sauce!

Noodles are wonderful Chinese food that are popular across the world. The string like noodles are made of rice or semolina or maida. We can prepare noodles in several ways, with vegetables or chicken or eggs or prawns or can simply use all of the chicken, egg, prawn and vegetables and call it a mix […]

Cabbage with lentil dumplings and prawns | Bandhakopir torkari

Cabbage with lentil dumplings and prawns | Bandhakopir torkari

Cabbage with lentil dumplings and prawns | Bandhakopir torkari is a brilliant bengali vegetable dish. Since winter is near, the market will get overloaded with cabbages – a winter speciality. Try this cabbage recipe of mine with prawns and bori (lentil dumplings) and do let me know how good it came out. It’s one of […]

Cauliflower Bengali cauliflower curry | Fulkopir torkari

Bengali cauliflower curry | Fulkopir torkari

Days in my childhood were really simple. Duck tales, chitrahaar, water stickers, lock and key, stone – paper – scissor – all simple games, simple TV program. Globalization was just setting in. People used to find enjoyment in simple chats, face to face meet and picnics and of course by sipping morning tea from bone […]

Labda / Labra Torkari

Bhog special – Labda / Labra Torkari | Mixed vegetable curry

Labda / Labra Torkari is a bengali delicacy that’s an integral part of bhog, the food served to God during worship. Khichudi (cooked with rice and lentils), Labda / labra is a  wonderful combination and bengalis love having this generally for lunch during the puja days, be it Durga puja, Kali puja, Saraswati or Lakshmi […]