More than 8000 miles away, and I am still thinking about the fun filled 2 days in Doha, Qatar. It was a small trip while coming back to the US from our vacation in India. It was not really a planned trip, we were traveling by Qatar airways and thought it would be a good…
Video Post – Beguni
Beguni is a street favorite in all over Bengal. The fried eggplant or brinjal are to die for. Here is a video of how to make beguni at home. Ingredients – 1 eggplant/brinjal, sliced very thinly 1 cup besan/ chickpea flour 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon…
Kolkata Street Aloo Dum
Have you ever tried the spicy and tangy aloo dum from phuchkawala in Kolkata? It is one of the spiciest thing you can ever eat. The heat from chilies and sour taste of the tamarind pulp mixed with the just well done baby potatoes, makes this street food one of my favorite. As I am…
Kolkata Street Food Ghugni – Curried Dried Yellow Peas
When it comes to street food, Kolkata reigns. The city of joy has hundreds of street snacks to offer. It’s not only about jhal muri, bhel puri, papri chat, or tele bhaja, you’ll find a whole lot more. What’s your favorite street food?
Churmur – The Bengali Roadside Snack
The unhealthy yet tasty raodside food of Kolkata.
Mowa & Murki on Lakshmi Puja
As we bid good bye to Goddess Durga its time to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth to our homes. Enjoy the day with the very authentic Bengali murki and mowa.
Guest Post – Beguni
A group of friends on a slothful evening, adda, beguni and a bowl of puffed rice – an ideal recipe for any Bong or for that matter anybody who loves to hang around with friends.
We are very happy to have Arundhuti of My Saffron Kitchen as a guest writer at our blog. Arundhuti was kind enough to share her recipe with us.
Khandvi: Gujrati Snack
Khandvi is a typical Gujarati snacks. Made of chickpea flour and sour curd it is the best way to have a tasty savory without fearing about the high calorie intake.
Prepare Phuchka (Golgappa) at home
Street food in Kolkata epitomizes the pada (neighborhood) culture. Having something at the nearest roadside vendor is not only about eating and fulfilling ones gastronomic urges, but it is also a means of having food with family, friends and sometimes even strangers. Street foods that are in vogue are phuchka, jhal muri, papri chat, muri makha, vegetable chop, and beguni, but phuchka ranks above all.
Reading time: 3min
Cooking time: 8-10min
Preparation time: 12min
Makes 20 phuchka
Part 6 of the series “Breakfast with Egg Recipes” features Egg Roll. Yes, that blessed street food. Learn about its ingredients, how to prepare it, some trivia and the Nutrition count of the recipe with Nutrition Calculator.
Approx reading time: 5 min
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 8 min
I have posted this recipe before but its for Srivalli that I am posting it once more to participate in the event hosted by her. Serves 2 Ingredients: Green Mugh dal: 150gms Tomato: 2 medium sizes Onion (Peyaj): 2 large ones Garlic (Rasun): 7 or 8 cloves Kasturi Methi (Fenugreek leaves): 1 tablespoon Green chili…
When I was young and still a school going child, my mom was very particular about my hygiene. She never used to let me have anything prepared on the streets, but that led me to break the rule and indulge having roadside food. Everyday when I used to comeback from school I used stop at…