Dim Lalbahari

After coming back home tonight, I found there was actually no vegetables left. The only thing that I found in my kitchen was two tomatoes, some onions, garlic and of course there was my all time ready stock of eggs. Putting on my apron, I was ready to prepare something really rich and spicy, because…

Chingrir Malaikari

As promised here I am with my “Chingrir malaikari” recipe to mark the 2000+ hits of my blog. Prawns are always a delicacy in all Bengali household and even those who loves fish but are afraid of those bones. I would share one very interesting fact about prawns, though we call it Chingri mach(fish) in…

CHEERS ! ! !

Thanks to all my dear viewers for making my blog a success. It has crossed another hurdle , today I can proudly declare my blog to be among the 2000+ viewer blog group. It felt so great to see that 2006 hits when I logged in this evening. And hold on, my blog has attained…

Dum Alu

Writing after a long long time. These few days I was absolutely burdened and couldn’t even enter my kitchen with the right state of mind to cook something new. With all the calorie consciousness all of us have really started avoiding potatoes and as such any high calorie fruits and vegetables. But you know what…

Patla Macher Jhol

The monsoon here, and the humidity rising. All those days when it doesn’t rain in those tropical areas, I presume it is absolutely painful to live. More so when it comes to have food. Living in the heart of Kolkata for a long, long time, I understand the feelings of those people now in the…

Bhindi South Indian Style

I just came back from home a few days ago, and when the daughter goes home after a long time, surely there are all kinds of dishes she likes and invitations from all relatives. So there was I going around from one relative‚Äôs place to the other satiating my tummy with all those wonderful dishes…

Khichudi

Khichudi, the name reminds me of those rainy days and rainy nights. Khichudi had always taken a special soft corner in my heart. Mom used to cook it whenever it started and rain means no going out and so everybody at home. The whole family waiting impatiently for the hot and yummy porridge to be…

Thank you

Thank you all my visitors to this site for making my work a success. The blog is not even 2 months old and it has crossed that 1000 hits hurdle. This has given me a new zeal to work on new recipes and post those all for you. So till my next post happy cooking…

Kala Paturi

I had been writing about different dishes, fish, chicken , vegetables and everything but nothing about desserts. So thought of writing about a sweet for those who have that extra sweet tooth and even if you don’t have , I’m sure you’ll definitely like this one. This is a special sweet, typically Bengali, which you…

Macher Jhol

Fish had always been my love at the dining table. Fish of all types and fish of all kinds does always bring that extra smile to my face. This is the reason why I am just enjoying my stay here in Bengal. I feel that it is for all Bengalis wherever they are, fish is…

Panchmeshali Tarkari

Here I am at my father’s place and enjoying all kinds of Bengali dishes cooked by mom. She is preparing all kinds of dishes that I love. Tonight was as usual one of my favorite platters at the dinner table. It’s a mixed vegetable curry cooked in without any kind of spices and is a…

Morola Macher Chachori

Recently I visited my parents’ house and had that awesome treat with all kinds of fish one can think of. I’m writing one of those preparations today. You can prepare this with any cat fish like Tangra, Morola, and Kachki acoording to your wish. What my mom prepared was with Tangra. Ingredients: Tangra : 200gm…

Hilsa with Steam

Serves 4 With the first rain drop, the thing that comes to the mind of all Bengalis all over the world is Ilish. This salt water fish that comes to lay eggs in fresh water is a delicacy among all fish lovers. Today is a special recipe for this special fish. Though we call it…

Chicken in chilli garlic sauce

Sometimes back I read about a chilli garlic crab preparation in a cook book. Thought of trying the same preparation but with chicken in place of crab. The experiment turned out to be a very spicy and yummy platter, so here it is sharing with you all. Ingredients: Chicken (murgi): 1kg Red chilli powder (sukhno…

Ful Kopir Tarkari

Follow me on Twitter. Add me as a friend on Facebook . Visit my Flickr photostream. Serves: 4 Winter has gone away, but it has still left us with many vegetables to feel that dry cold winter afternoons. Cauliflower is one with which you can experiment out a lot many things. For today is the…