As the mercury starts dropping, it’s time to have some warm comforting food. When it comes to planning a comforting one pot meal, khichudi is always the answer. Be it a rainy day or a cold winter night, the Indian style savory porridge is my go to meal.
Methi Parota – Fenugreek Stuffed Paratha
Fan us on Facebook . You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Fenugreek is one of the mostly grown herbs in India. The seeds are widely used as spices in whole or grounded in different North Indian dishes. But the fresh leaves with its distinctive taste and aroma is used in meat preparations like methi chicken. Another use…
Posto Paneer Kofta
Lets celebrate Holi with this colorful paneer preparation
The all time favorite – juicy and succulent Chinese chicken preparation – the Chilli Chicken
Cooking with Seeds – Poppy: Event Round-up Addendum
In addition to the recipes posted for The Cooking with Seeds – Poppy event Round-up, here’s some more special recipes with poppy
Cooking with Seeds – Poppy: Event Round-Up
From bitter gourd curry to sweet dishes poppy is an accompaniment for all types of preparations. Here’s the event round up for Cooking with Seeds – Poppy.
Guest Post – Achari Murgh
No potatoes, no garam masala – its a different way of preparing chicken. This signature dish from one of the most active contributors of Cook Like a Bong is surely going to steal your heart away.
Cauliflower Broccoli Gratin – woo the opposite sex
Woo the opposite sex with an exotic dish – Cauliflower Broccoli Gratin.
Gratin is a food preparation technique where you put a layer (of breadcrumbs, grated cheese and butter) above an ingredient mixture (of vegetables e.g. cauliflower, broccoli, potato, tomato, carrot etc), bake it till a golden crust forms at the top. You can try a meat based ingredient mix too.
Read on for how to prepare a vegetable based Gratin in easy steps.
Dimer Devil or Deviled Eggs Recipe
This is for intermediate skilled cooks, or mere amateurs who want to prove that given adequate instructions, they can cook (I fall in this category). You can have Dimer Devil for an exotic evening snack. I had this at lunch with steamed rice, musuri daal and ketchup.
In short: the eggs are boiled and the yolks are removed, and re-stuffed with a mixture prepared from the yolk, boiled potato and some vegetables. The re-stuffed egg is then dipped in besan, then in bread crumbs and fried in oil.
Read on for the complete recipe and pictures.
Think Spice: Think Turmeric Event Round-Up
Here goes the round-up for Think Spice: Think Turmeric event. Many thanks to Sunita for letting me be a part of this wonderful event.
Patla Ilisher Jhol (Hilsa with Nigella)
What better way to celebrate the Lakshmi Puja with a pair of hilsa at home and a health conscious curry at the lunch table with warm white rice. This hilsa curry with nigella seeds and raw banana satisfies all your needs of an authentic Bengali fish recipe with the health factor into it.
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
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,…
Fried Rice in Microwave Oven
Today I thought of helping some people. The first thing that came to mind is those of my friends who are away from home in a completely different country and continent. Many of my friends are away for an onsite job to USA, UK and Australia. Many of them never ever have entered the kitchen,…
Harvest: The festival of Rice: Round up Part I
The Festival received 80 odd recipes. Here’s 30 of them.