Fan us on Facebook and Instagram . You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email. Subho Mahalaya. Mahalaya marks the beginning of Devi paksha and the end of pitri paksha, and for all of us like me, Mahalaya begins the countdown to Durga Puja – just a week to go. Durga puja is a grand festival and for the last…
Durga Puja Timings
Subho Bijaya to all of you
The Puja has arrived. Yesterday was Shasthi, which marked the starting of worshipping of the Goddess of power, Devi Durga. Click on to have asneak pick of the Kolkata Puja on Shasthi day.
The approach to celebrate Mahalaya at Bangalore is way different than in the Bengali heartland. This post is an account of how different these two approaches are. One is an account of an immigrant bong in the IT City and the other account is from a pakka Bongo Tanaya at Kolkata.
Savour, with pictures.
Shubo Devi Pokkho everyone.
The countdown begins for the biggest festival of the year – Durga Puja. Less than a fort night to go before it all begins. To share our joy in this Autumn festival, we at Cook Like a Bong has brought to you with a calendar for the month of October.
Download it and use it as your desktop image to feel the essence of this month. Also get to know the timings of Durga Puja, 2010. Click to read more…
Sharadiya signifies multiple images – three eyed Durga, Kash Ful, Pujo shankha, exquisite pandals, teeming millions and of course, pet pujo.
Ladies and Gentlemen, please give a warm welcome to the Carnival of the Year!
This Festive Season, Cook Like a Bong brings to you a collection of 26 traditional and trendy Bengali recipes in a free eBook, titled Saradiya Rannabati 2010. Do what you like, go anywhere you want, eat whatever you can lay your hands on. This Durga Puja, Eat Pray Live. 🙂
The post gives a detailed account of the activities for September in BengaliCuisine.
There are also snapshots of the Durga Puja festival held at my home.
Subho Bijaya to all our readers.
Wishing you all a very Happy Festive Season.
With less than a week to go for Saptami, its time for a brief on the relevant pujas and a savouring dish. Two events passed by – Vishwakarma Puja and Mahalaya.
Pujor Ranna features Kasha Mangsho today.
Preparation time: 1hr
Cooking time: 30min
Reading Time: 5 min
15 days to go for the biggest Bong festival of the year. Yes you have guessed it right, its Durga Puja time. To mark the occasion, we are organizing an event, “Durga Puja Food Festival”.
Send in your recipes for the event and win an exciting Prize.
Bonus Takeaway: An eBook will be compiled at the end of the festival with selected recipes.
Deadline: 22nd September EoD
Durga Puja is a very special occassion for all of us. All year through we wait to spend these 4 days with the best grandeur possible. [slideshow id=2449958197301416581&w=426&h=320] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnT4iXg0OPs&hl=en&fs=1] Wait for the special recipes for the Pujas.