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…

Sada Tarkari

Fan us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email While growing up Sunday breakfast always meant luchi and sometimes on special occasions it was peas filled kochuri. My mom’s luchis are so light and fluffy that you don’t even need a side to eat them, my favorite was to eat those hot luchis…

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…

Pav Bhaji Masala Mix

Fan us on Facebook   or Instagram. You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Pav bhaji is one of those snacks which has graduated from being a roadside street food, to a full meal. I had never bean a big fan of serving it as dinner or lunch, but yes a snack with piping hot tea works…

Natun Aloo Diye Kosha Dim

The quintessential Bengali dim-er kosha is a must have during this lock down time. Its spicy and oily, but some days its good to indulge.

Oven Baked Urad Dal Bori

The art of making bori dates back hundreds of years. It probably started from the villages of Midnapore district in West Bengal. Generally bori is made with urad dal and winter melon. The consistency of the dal makes it perfect for making these sun dried dumplings. Boris are sun dried for 3 to 5 days,…

Ghee Rice

Fan us on Facebook . You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Bangali and rice – these two words go hand in hand. The smell of warm white rice with a dollop of ghee makes everything feel so good. Being in the pre-diabetic zone watching weight and calories is always in my mind, but some days I just…

Rajma Masala

With the unthinkable happening in the world, we three, alike everybody everywhere are stuck at home. The husband man is working from home and the little man’s spring break got extended till the beginning of April. We had been trying to stock up groceries and essentials, but the long lines and scarcity of most items…

Thandai for Holi

The full moon in the month of March marks the Indian festival of Holi. The festival of unity and happiness. My fond memories of Holi are playing with my uncles and aunts at my grandmom’s house. Gulal or as we call in Bengali, “aabir” covered sidewalks and of course the huge brass pichkari my uncle…

Turkish Flatbread

I love all kinds of bread. Be that the free bread bowl from Cheesecake Factory or the Mrs. Baird’s white bread from Walmart. I can gorge on bread all day long. I have never tried baking bread at home though, other than the oh-so-Bengali haat-e-banano-ruti (handmade chapatis). On our last trip back from India, we…

Mango Panna Cotta

Mango is one of the most widely eaten fruits in Bengal, from green mango dal to luscious ripe mangoes in your milk and rice, mangoes are the king of fruits. I started eating mangoes pretty late, almost when I was 10 years old, but after that it was no going back. Now, I love anything…