Bengali recipe

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 Kachkola Ilish | Hilsa with plantain

Kachkola Ilish | Hilsa with plantain

  Today’s recipe is Kachkola Ilish | Hilsa with plantain. Hilsa being my favourite, I yearn for rainy season all throughout the year. And when it’s finally arrived, we all enjoy Hilsa in most of the meals. Rice and Hilsa… that’s it! It being commonly served in meals mostly during monsoons, Hilsa recipe again needs variations. […]

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 […]

Bengali recipe Boal Mach or boal Fish Curry Recipe

Boal Mach or boal Fish Curry Recipe

Boal fish or boal mach is a very oily fish which has less number of bones and hence children and kids can easily feed on this  fish. You can cook a tasty boal fish in short time by following this Boal Mach or boal Fish Curry Recipe.Just try it out at your home. Total cooking […]

Bengali recipe Boal mach khatta kalia recipe | boal fish in a sour thick gravy recipe

Boal mach khatta kalia recipe | boal fish in a sour thick gravy recipe

Often I am in a mood to experiment with cooking. One such experimentation with fish gave me a wonderful recipe which I happily call ‘Boal mach khatta kalia recipe | boal fish in a sour thick gravy recipe’. It is a kind of fusion of south Indian flavour in typical bengali macher kalia. I guess […]

Bengali recipe Shukto recipe by Deboleena Mandal

Shukto | Bitter mixed vegetable curry

Shukto is a bengali dish that is generally served in the beginning of the meal. It’s bitter in taste. Yet people love it. It’s an essential item in the traditional bengali menu for lunch, especially in birthday parties and several other celebrations. Shukto | Bitter mixed vegetable curry has a lot of variations, but the one […]