Macher Jhol

Fish had always been my love at the dining table. Fish of all types and fish of all kinds does always bring that extra smile to my face. This is the reason why I am just enjoying my stay here in Bengal. I feel that it is for all Bengalis wherever they are, fish is…

Panchmeshali Tarkari

Here I am at my father’s place and enjoying all kinds of Bengali dishes cooked by mom. She is preparing all kinds of dishes that I love. Tonight was as usual one of my favorite platters at the dinner table. It’s a mixed vegetable curry cooked in without any kind of spices and is a…

Morola Macher Chachori

Recently I visited my parents’ house and had that awesome treat with all kinds of fish one can think of. I’m writing one of those preparations today. You can prepare this with any cat fish like Tangra, Morola, and Kachki acoording to your wish. What my mom prepared was with Tangra. Ingredients: Tangra : 200gm…

Hilsa with Steam

Serves 4 With the first rain drop, the thing that comes to the mind of all Bengalis all over the world is Ilish. This salt water fish that comes to lay eggs in fresh water is a delicacy among all fish lovers. Today is a special recipe for this special fish. Though we call it…

Chicken in chilli garlic sauce

Sometimes back I read about a chilli garlic crab preparation in a cook book. Thought of trying the same preparation but with chicken in place of crab. The experiment turned out to be a very spicy and yummy platter, so here it is sharing with you all. Ingredients: Chicken (murgi): 1kg Red chilli powder (sukhno…

Ful Kopir Tarkari

Follow me on Twitter. Add me as a friend on Facebook . Visit my Flickr photostream. Serves: 4 Winter has gone away, but it has still left us with many vegetables to feel that dry cold winter afternoons. Cauliflower is one with which you can experiment out a lot many things. For today is the…

Potato Tibetan Style

Hi, had been writing about Bengali cuisine all these time, so just thought of changing your taste a bit. There was a Nepali cook at my place a long time ago; he used to cook the potato in Tibetan style. Well I was in school then and this had been my lunch during the break…

Sorry

Hello everybody , I had been busy with my profession¬† so couldn’t give much time to my hobby. I am sorry for my absence. Would be writing about a new recipe tomorrow.Till then please do bear with me.

Egg Curry

Hi. I had been writing about chicken, fish and vegetables all these while. I think my eggetarian viewers will be angry with me. So this goes to all those who are in love with eggs “Sunday ho ya Monday, roj khaiye aande”. This was from the advertisement that used to be telecasted on DDI years…

Aalur Malaikari

Serves 6 Thanks all for making my post in the 100 hits list of blogs. So lets have something special one this occasion. It goes to those potato lovers, who still don’t give a damn to the extra weight. For those who really do, you can sacrifice that for a day and try this out….

Badha Kopir Tarkari

Serves: 4   Its Monday today, most of the houses prefer to vegetarian food, no difference at my place too. So cooked cabbage today and of course Bengali style. My maternal gets a credit for this, she cooks this dish, just too well. I have never tasted somebody cook better badha kopir tarkari than her….

Chicken Manpasand

This is a new style of chicken I cooked a few days ago. It was absolutely experimental, but it turned out to be good. So posting it in this blog. Serves 4 Ingredients: Chicken (murgi): 1kg Onions (peyaj): 5 medium sized ones Tomato: 2 medium sized Potato (aalu): 4 pieces Mustard oil (sarser tel): 4…

Peyaji – Bengali Onion Pakora

A Beginner’s guide to Peyaji – the Bengali Onion Pakora (also called Onion Bhaji, Onion Pakora). Learn in easy steps. Reading time: 5 min for Benginners.

Chicken Kasha

Follow me on Twitter. Add me as a friend on Facebook . Visit my Flickr photostream. Update: This was the first post I wrote on Cook Like a Bong, the then Here I Cook. Due to the popularity of this post I thought of updating it for my own good, and also for those who…