Kasha Mangsho – Bengali Mutton Curry

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

Luchi

A breakfast with some luchi, alu dum and sandesh will make the day for any Bong. Bengalis cannot get enough of these fluffy fried phulkas. Luchi, luuchi, lucchi, poori, puri, phulka – whatever one can call them, but to any Bong it’s an essence of pure ecstasy.
Preparation time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 30min
Makes 20 luchis

Chicken Keema Curry

11 days to go for the Durga Puja, and I am overwhelmed with what to write and what to leave out. Here’s a special Bengali style keema curry served hot.
Preparation time: 10min
Cooking time: 15 – 20min
Reading time: 3min

Get featured in Durga Puja Food Festival

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

Narkel Nadu

Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi started only a few year back at our home. Earlier, it was either the calendar or the TV that reminded Bongs of this festival.
I prepared narkel nadu for the God of wisdom, and it turned out to be just like mom’s, the nadu she prepares during Durga Puja.
Ganapati Bappa Mourya!
Preparation time: 15min
Cooking time: 7-8min
Makes 15 naadu

August Monthly Roundup at Bengali Cuisine

The post gives a snapshot of the activities in August at Bengalicuisine.

Sudeshna posted 5 authentic Bengali recipes – Patishapta, Mishti Doi, Chanchra, Bhar Dal and Bhaja and Rasogollar Payesh. There’s another post on how a Bengali celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi on Kolkata.

After a month of online research, we came up with the List of Top 7 Bengali Recipe Blogs.

Plus, August Traffic Report.
Enjoy!