A concoction of vegetables cooked in milk and spices – shukto is an authentic Bengali recipe that will steal your heart away.
Searching for a perfect authentic Bengali shrimp recipe for this winter click on to know more.
The all time favorite – juicy and succulent Chinese chicken preparation – the Chilli Chicken
“Not for the weak at heart” – The pungent smell of the dry fish along with the hot and spicy gravy makes this typical Bengali recipe a class of its own. Dare to dry it.
In addition to the recipes posted for The Cooking with Seeds – Poppy event Round-up, here’s some more special recipes with poppy
From bitter gourd curry to sweet dishes poppy is an accompaniment for all types of preparations. Here’s the event round up for Cooking with Seeds – Poppy.
You can never imagine what using-up-to-the-bottom means if you never had this dish. Chhechki, as it is popular know throughout Bengal is an Indian form of the very popular Chinese style of cooking – stir fried.
The softness of the gourd peel and potato pieces with the grainy texture of the whole mustard and poppy seed make this dish a must have.
Try it out and you’ll want more.
I hope you all had a wonderful Rakhi this year. As usual I tied the rakhi to my sister (thats what happens when there are only two daughters in the house). It was fun though, and for a change my father was at home and so didn’t spare him also :).
After the wonderful guest post by Arundhuti, here’s another from a very loving person, Pamela. Pamela was kind enough to share her wonderful recipe of chingri maach diye shorshe naarkel bata (prawns in mustard and coconut paste). I hope you like it.
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A healthy concoction of green pumpkins and a corianders in an age old recipe that I inherited from my mom and she from her’s.
This is a typical Bengali vegetarian delicacy with very little spice, a must have recipe during the summer months.
Its summer and berries are everywhere in the market. Pickles and chutneys have become a staple food for every meal. We are very glad to publish a new guest post in our blog.
This is a simple preparation of strawberry chutney sent to us by WaterBearer (That’s what she likes to call herself, as she is an Aquarius). The tangy preparation of strawberry with hot green chilies is sure to tingle your taste buds.
ও শিব কবে হবে কাল, নিম দিয়ে ছেচকি আম দিয়ে ডাল
By definition, summer is a little away but the heat has already set in. The markets are flooded with raw mangoes. These sour tasting mangoes are a wonderful ingredient for varieties of Bengali recipes.
Beat the Heat with Raw Mango Dal. Here’s how to cook Aamer Daal in easy steps.
For the ones who wake up late or for those who compulsorily have to visit the kitchen every morning this quick and easy egg recipe is a must prepare. The preparation takes less than 10 mins to prepare and we’ll love its taste.
And when it comes to egg at breakfast this quote by Claudette Colbert is definitely very true, “I bet you think an egg is something you casually order for breakfast when you can’t think of anything else.”
Though Bangals blame Ghotis for their unending love for the sweet taste in all kinds of recipes, Cholar dal is one such Bengali recipe where both Bangals and Ghotis nod to put a spoonful of sugar. For those who has no clue what I’m talking about, Ghotis are the actual inhabitants of what is now India, whereas the Bangals came from Bangladesh, erstwhile East Pakistan during the partition in 1947.
Cholar dal or the famous Bengal gram is one of the most loved Sunday breakfast rather brunch option with luchi or roti.
There are many a things that we don’t want to do, but have to do it because of some reason or the other. For some people it may be studying (most common trait in children), eating or may be even cooking. There are hundreds of people who don’t like cooking, for that matter never wanted to get inside the kitchen, but have to cook because they are away from home.
Today’s recipe is for all those people who never wanted to spend the rest of their life in the kitchen. This quick and easy yet very yummy paneer preparation should be your path to nirvana.
Its the easiest way to prepare a great looking and awesome tasting recipe in a matter of minutes. Cook it and enjoy it.
When you think about Teddy, what comes to mind? Cute, sweet, soft, friendly, crying shoulder. Think of any good adjective and that becomes descriptive of a Teddy. Usually, guys hate teddies (of course there’re exceptions). I am still to find out why. Any ideas?
Enjoy Paneer Pulao in Rice Cooker on Teddy Day today (don’t ask the relation). On first two days of Valentine’s week, we’ve talked about Matar Paneer Bengali ishtyle and Chocolate Cake.
Enjoy the simplicity.