Shrikhand is a very popular Gujrati dessert. Yogurts is flavored with various Indian spices to prepare this sweet. It is generally had as a dessert but sometimes it is also served a side dish with puri or luchi
Durga puja has already started. As Bengal gets decked up with all the pandals and the puja shopping almost come to an end, I on the other hand, living thousands of miles away is waiting for this weekend to arrive. The Durga puja in the US is held during weekends just for the convenience of the attendees.
Fan us on Facebook . You can also Subscribe to BengaliCuisine by Email Summer is the time to have everything cold from drinks to salads and from starters to desserts. And, with those lots of berries flooded in the market, there’s nothing better to get some in your plate. The strawberry lassi is one of my favourites. There are…
Royal morsel or the Shahi tukda or more coloquially double ka meetha is one of the very few eggless bread pudding which you can find in any cuisine. Apparently invented by the chefs of the nawabs kitchen this typical Moghul dessert has a special place in every Nawabi restaurants and cookbooks.
Make this Valentine’s Day a special treat for your Valentine. Prepare a easy to make apple crumble and make him fall in love again.
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.
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!
A festive season broad meal never completes without satisfying the sweet tooth. This gajar ka halwa, made from sweet and juicy carrots is the most preferred way of treating your guests coming during these long weekend breaks. Carrot pudding is best had as a dessert at the end of the meal or even just as a sweet anytime and any where.
Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi started only a few year back at our home. Earlier, it was either the calendar or the TV that reminded Bongs of this festival.
I prepared narkel nadu for the God of wisdom, and it turned out to be just like mom’s, the nadu she prepares during Durga Puja.
Ganapati Bappa Mourya!
Preparation time: 15min
Cooking time: 7-8min
Makes 15 naadu
Durga Puja is a big occasion for all Bengalis and for that matter anybody who has a Bengali friend or acquaintance. Everyone who is a Bengali by heart looks out for those few days of the year when the mother goddess comes down to earth and showers her blessing. Durga Puja is also a great…
Birthdays are special to everybody. Where ever you are and whatever state you are in everybody wants to celebrate ones birthday in the possible way. I am absolutely no exception to this. Yesterday was my birthday and of course I enjoyed it. Enjoyment and cooking – I can not keep these two words separately, so…