Posto Bata

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email When you think about poppy, the first think comes to mind is a field of beautiful red flowers moving with the wind. But, if you are a Bengali, poppy is synonymous to comfort food. Posto is a versatile spice in a Bengali kitchen, whether…

Jilipi – The Bengali Jalebi

Fan us on Facebookor Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Kochuri and jilipi is a match made in heaven. The ultimate Bengali breakfast consists of those too things, and of course a cup of piping hot tea. To me jilipi are supposed to be eaten while still warm and crunchy. So, during my visits to…

No Onion No Garlic Bengali Fish Curry

Fan us on Facebookor Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email India has a huge coastal area, the entire peninsula has abundance of coasts and even regions inside the mainland have access to rivers providing fish and seafood. Most people in these areas with access to water are “fishatarians”, but fish has always been associated with…

Recipe for Poila Baisakh 2020

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Poila Baisakh is the first day of the Bengali new year, and its a special day for all Bengalis. Wearing new clothes, getting blessings from elders and of course the grand meal with the whole family. The Bengali calendar is stepping in to the 1427…

Guest Post – How to Stay Fit & Healthy at Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Well, the World Health Organization recommended keeping maintaining a healthy diet plan as it plays, “Crucial role” in how people recover from COVID-19. The WHO has also said that maintaining a healthy diet, quitting smoking and drinking plays a “Crucial role” in determining how well people recover from Coronavirus. The UK government is trying to…

Strawberry Sandesh

A Bong cant be separated from sweets, and not without reason. Sample soft rasogollas or smooth sandesh, and you would know.

Sandesh is of several kinds. This post explains in easy steps how to prepare Strawberry Sandesh, which is a little twisted from the veritable way of preparing you general run of the mill kind sandesh. The curd cheese is sweetened and flavored with fresh strawberry puree to give the light pinkish tinge and the irresistible flavor of this dessert.

Prepare it, have a bite and let me know how you fared. Bon Appetite!

Monthly Mingle RoundUp Part #2

Indulge in 4 winter fruit recipes, 13 mouth watering side dishes and 5 potpourri winter recipes from 9 countries. Feast on the spicy grilled broccolis or the Malaysian style Noodles.

Taste the delicious guacamole with some chips or quesadillas. Savour some groovy winter special recipes from all around the world to pamper your taste buds.

This is the part 2 of Monthly Mingle Roundup. The first part had entries under the categories of soups and bakes. The second part covers the rest of the submissions under fruits, sides and others.

Do let us know which entry you loved the most.

Broken egg for Click

A fort night back I had posted with a week’s resource of “Breakfast with egg”. Egg is the best way to have a wholesome and yummy breakfast. Out of these recipes the Mughlai Paratha recipe has become an instant hit.
Talking about eggs, I am sending this photo to Jugalbandi’s Click contest for this month, the theme being Bicolor.

Banana Pancake

Part 4 of the series “Breakfast with Egg Recipes” features Banana Pancake. Know about its ingredients, how to prepare it and some trivia about it.
Approx reading time: 4 min.
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 8 mins

Scrambled Eggs

Part 3 of the series “Breakfast with Egg Recipes” features Scrambled Egg. Learn about its ingredients, how to prepare it and some trivia about it.
Approx reading time: 4 min.
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins

French Toast

Part 2 of the series “15 min Egg Breakfast Recipes” features French Toast. Learn a little history of French Toast, its ingredients and how to prepare it.
Approx reading time: 3 min.
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins

Click for Stacks

While serving chutneys for dinner last night in my little steel chutney bowls, this idea struck me. The chutney bowls were lying in the kitchen drawer in a pile and I thought to send my first ever entry to Bee and Jai’s Jugalbandi for this month’s Click event  “Stack”. The picture which I sent for…

Macher Dimer Vada

Follow me on Twitter. Add me as a friend on Facebook . Visit my Flickr photostream. In most species of fish, when the fish bears eggs the taste of its flesh reduces, excepting for hilsa. Hilsa’s taste gets enhanced when it bears egg. There is a reason behind this. Hilsa comes to the sweet water,…

Alu posto/ Potato in poppy seed paste

Poppy seed is an integral part of the platter in all Bengali households. Preparations with poppy seeds mainly include vegan dishes, but there are also some dishes where poppy seeds are used with fish or meat. The love for poppy seeds among Bengalis started hundreds of years ago. Alu posto is the most common form…

Late in posting roundup

Hi All, I am very sorry to keep you waiting for the round up of Harvest: The festival of rice event. I have hurt my hand a couple of days back, and not able to move it as there is a small crack. So please bear and I’ll put it up as soon as possible.