Tag Archive: bangla ranna

Aug 02

Chittagong Chicken

Growing up, I have heard my father speaking to his sibling is Chatgaiyya bhasa (Chittagong language), but I still can’t figure out what they say :). The language may be as hard as learning Mandarin to me, but I have heard storied from my grandfather about the beautiful beaches and the picturesque countryside and I wish to visit it someday. As, for now I am happy with the rich and spicy dish this port city of Bangladesh has to offer – the morichut and of course the shutki maach.

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Jul 12

Bhendi Diye Chingri

Chingri Bhendir Tarkari

Its probably because Bengal being such a fertile land and with loads of rivers the balance between vegetables and fish is always there. Whereas in the Western parts of India though the majority of population is vegetarian they mostly stick to different types of lentils for their daily home made recipes.What is your opinion of this?

May 18

Narkel Diye Pepe – Raw Papaya with Grated Coconut Curry

Narkel diye pepe

Though I almost hate ripe papayas, but I’m in love with the raw green ones. The raw papaya has high amount of the papain enzyme. It is good for the skin as well as the heart. But, its most important benefit is it helps as a digestive enzyme. And, probably because of this the dida (grandmother from mom’s side) also used to put a few slices of papaya when she prepared mutton curry, to tenderize the meat.

Aug 16

Kancha Muger Dal – Raw Yellow Lentil Soup

Moong Dal

Fan us on Facebook . You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email When it comes to vegetarian recipes, Bengalis have countless options to serve. Even though we are branded as the fish loving and fish eating class, there is not a single household who does not have a purely vegetarian dish to serve for each meal, and dal …

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Feb 02

Alu Chokha – Bengali Mashed Potato

Alu Chokha

Alu Bhaat-e Bangali, the literal translation can be rice and potatoes make a Bengali. Yes, its true. The love for this Bengali version of mashed potatoes is something to look forward in every Bong.

Jan 24

2011 In Retrospect

The last year was a time to learn and gain more experience. 12 months and 365 days after we can truelly say that CLB has grown up one more year. Thanks to you all for your continuous support.

Jul 27

Rui Macher Vada

I easy and tricky way to make the fish haters fall in love with fish.

Jul 25

Chingri Aam Kasundi

Chingri Aam Kashundi

Fried or curried shrimps and prawns has its own place among the fish lovers. The tangy and tasty preparation has loads of mustard paste and raw mangoes to get that familiar yet so different taste of the prawns.

Jul 11

Fulkopir Datar Tarkari – Cauliflower Stem Curry

Cauliflowers reign the vegetable kingdom of Bongs. Whether in simple vegetarian curries or fish stews – fulkopi is everywhere. Its not only the florets that comes handy even the stems too. Gorge into this authentic Bengali recipe of chachori with fulkopir data

Jul 05

Sabji Diye Macher Jhol

Back to roots with the typical Bengali fish curry – the rui macher jhol anek saji diye (rohu curry with lots of vegetables)

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