Gurer Nadu – Jaggery & Coconut Laddoo

Fan us on Facebookor Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Subho Bijaya Hope you had a nice Durga Puja, spending time with family amidst the pandemic. I cannot believe one more Durga Puja gone and its already Bijaya time. Growing up Bijaya was a big thing in our family. Our entire family, no matter where…

Lau Shaak Posto

I moved to USA almost 9 years ago. After the initial excitement of trying out new type of food, my Bengali food loving mind started to long for very Bengali recipes that I called mundane when maa used to cook. Getting hold of Malabar spinach to cook chanchhara , or just a nice block of…

Air Fryer Kurkure Bhindi

Since we moved to our house a few years back, we had been enjoying the big backyard and even started gardening. This year with the pandemic and very few options to do anything in the public, we thought of taking a bigger step and building a bigger vegetable patch. Some planning, some muscle (from the…

Neem Begun – Stir Fried Eggplants with Neem Leaves

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Neem is a wonderful plant, every part of the plant can be used somehow or the other. Neem oil extracted from the plant is an amazing organic insecticide, and it has amazing medicinal values. Stir fried neem with brinjals/egg plants is one of those authentic…

Guest Post – 3 exclusive Bengali snacks for your perfect ‘Adda’

Fan us on Facebookor Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email All Bengalis love street food, which is very evident by the wide range of snacks available around the whole of West Bengal. There is also a special page on Instagram about the West Bengal foods. Many people send their pictures of their food to post….

Posto Bata

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email When you think about poppy, the first think comes to mind is a field of beautiful red flowers moving with the wind. But, if you are a Bengali, poppy is synonymous to comfort food. Posto is a versatile spice in a Bengali kitchen, whether…

Jilipi – The Bengali Jalebi

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No Onion No Garlic Bengali Fish Curry

Fan us on Facebookor Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email India has a huge coastal area, the entire peninsula has abundance of coasts and even regions inside the mainland have access to rivers providing fish and seafood. Most people in these areas with access to water are “fishatarians”, but fish has always been associated with…

Recipe for Poila Baisakh 2020

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Poila Baisakh is the first day of the Bengali new year, and its a special day for all Bengalis. Wearing new clothes, getting blessings from elders and of course the grand meal with the whole family. The Bengali calendar is stepping in to the 1427…

Sada Tarkari

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email While growing up Sunday breakfast always meant luchi and sometimes on special occasions it was peas filled kochuri. My mom’s luchis are so light and fluffy that you don’t even need a side to eat them, my favorite was to eat those hot luchis…

Guest Post – How to Stay Fit & Healthy at Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Well, the World Health Organization recommended keeping maintaining a healthy diet plan as it plays, “Crucial role” in how people recover from COVID-19. The WHO has also said that maintaining a healthy diet, quitting smoking and drinking plays a “Crucial role” in determining how well people recover from Coronavirus. The UK government is trying to…

Dal Makhani

Fan us on Facebookor Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Dal makhani is a staple in North Indian kitchen, this concoction of black urad dal and kidney beans soured up using tomatoes and cream dates back to one man who fled the then East Pakistan to Delhi, and started his own eatery in Delhi called…

Pav Bhaji Masala Mix

Fan us on Facebook   or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Pav bhaji is one of those snacks which has graduated from being a roadside street food, to a full meal. I had never bean a big fan of serving it as dinner or lunch, but yes a snack with piping hot tea works…

Natun Aloo Diye Kosha Dim

The quintessential Bengali dim-er kosha is a must have during this lock down time. Its spicy and oily, but some days its good to indulge.

Oven Baked Urad Dal Bori

The art of making bori dates back hundreds of years. It probably started from the villages of Midnapore district in West Bengal. Generally bori is made with urad dal and winter melon. The consistency of the dal makes it perfect for making these sun dried dumplings. Boris are sun dried for 3 to 5 days,…