Begun Posto – Baby Eggplant in Poppy Gravy

Fan us on Facebook . You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Brinjals or eggplants or aubergines whatever you call it there is always a fear of the itchy tongue and a swelling lips. Quite a large population suffers from eggplant allergy. But, allergy or no allergy you just cannot deny the fact that eggplants are so tasty….

Fulkopir Datar Tarkari – Cauliflower Stem Curry

Cauliflowers reign the vegetable kingdom of Bongs. Whether in simple vegetarian curries or fish stews – fulkopi is everywhere. Its not only the florets that comes handy even the stems too. Gorge into this authentic Bengali recipe of chachori with fulkopir data

Tetor Dal

The yellow lentil with three different gourds is a must have to beat the tropical summers, or just to enjoy the authentic Bengali recipes.

Alu Potoler Tarkari

Potol assumes a high significance in Bengali kitchen during summer. Here is a simple but tasty Potol recipe – Alu Potoler Tarkari. Use Parwal (Pointed Gourd) and quintessential Alu for this yummy curry.

Rajbhog

Beginners guide to Preparing Rajbhog quickly

Making Rajbhog, the giant Rasgulla, is pretty easy. Here’s the Beginners guide to preparing Rajbhog. It is calorie heavy though. But once in a while, worry about taste buds, will you.

Guest Post: Bhapa Pitha

Its the time of the year which every sweet loving Bengali looks up to. Dive into the sin of pleasing your sweet tooth with these easy to make bhapa pithe – sweet steamed dumplings.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Modak

Ganesh Chaturthi marks the advent of the great home coming of the Goddess, Ma Durga. Though not much celebrated in the Eastern part of the sub-continent, still the most loving son of the goddess takes a small place on this day.

The elephant headed Lord of wealth and wisdom is welcome to our home with his favorite food – modak. Here’s a quick and easy way to prepare these sweet dumplings.

Lau Khoshar Chhechki

You can never imagine what using-up-to-the-bottom means if you never had this dish. Chhechki, as it is popular know throughout Bengal is an Indian form of the very popular Chinese style of cooking – stir fried.

The softness of the gourd peel and potato pieces with the grainy texture of the whole mustard and poppy seed make this dish a must have.

Try it out and you’ll want more.

Guest Post – Beguni

A group of friends on a slothful evening, adda, beguni and a bowl of puffed rice – an ideal recipe for any Bong or for that matter anybody who loves to hang around with friends.

We are very happy to have Arundhuti of My Saffron Kitchen as a guest writer at our blog. Arundhuti was kind enough to share her recipe with us.

Kolkata Style Vegan Frankie

Save yourself the pre-afternoon hunger and sluggishness, have some quick breakfast and enjoy the day. Start your day with the wholesome and scrumptious breakfast.

Most of us have the tendency to skip breakfast just for the sake of saving time, but is it worth? Keep on reading for the bad effects of skipping the first meal of the day, and also a quick and easy breakfast idea for the late risers.

Bhat Bhaja (Fried Rice)

A perfect easy and simple breakfast for those lazy weekend mornings. If you have some left over rice from last night, then what’s keeping you back. Go ahead, choose your favorite vegetables and add them to make this colorful breakfast to pamper your taste buds.

Preparation time: 7min
Cooking time: 10min