Janmastami

Niramish Alur Dum

Niramish Alur Dum

"Aloor Dom" is originally from Kashmiri Cuisine. This dish is cooked with small new potatoes along with green peas and other spices.

Tal Kheer

Tal Kheer

Tal kheer and taler malpoa(in bengali it's called malpoa or malpo not malpua) were in my to do list for my blog. But As I stay in Hyderabad could not able to get tal or Asian plam fruit outside of West Bengal. But in our recent tour to Warrangal(Telengana) I found a tal during a temple visit named Ramappa Temple. There was a big garden in front of the Temple. And lots of Tal tree were there. And thank God for our visit during monsoon, I able to get a fresh ripe tal from the Garden

Durga Puja

Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer Recipe- Learn how to make Shahi Paneer step by step on Times Food. Find all ingredients and method to cook Shahi Paneer along with preparation & cooking time.

Tandoori Paneer Masala

Tandoori Paneer Masala

I don't like paneer that much, not even my husband. But for a change I cook paneer but always in different type. I always prefer homemade paneer more than store bought. In today's recipe I used homemade only. If store bought paneer is at home home, only pakora or cutlet I make. Most of the time store bought store bought paneer could not be fresh.

Vijaya Dashami

Chandrapuli

Chandrapuli

Chandrapuli is an authentic Bengali sweet. This sweet is made with 'Chaana/Cottage Cheese, Khova/Mawa/Milk Solid, Scraped Coconut & sugar Or Jaggery'. This sweet is must for Durga Pujo(Bengalis' Biggest Festival).

Ghugni

Ghugni

One of the famous street food is "Ghugni Chaat". Ghugni is made with Dried Yellow Peas. At first we have to soak the Dried Peas for overnight, and then boil it first and cook with spices.

Diwali

Mochar Chop

Mochar Chop

<p>Banana flower is a very unique vegetable, which can be cooked in many ways, like curries, koftas, cutlets and many other ways. Bengalis make different kinds of non-veg items too with this unique vegetable. Today I'm going to share a lip smacking snacks recipe which is made with banana flower. but this snack is totally veg version, as in our home onion garlic is not used in this snack, only ginger and ground whole spices are main. Inner part of the Banana flower is the key ingredient here. </p

Mawa Kachori

Mawa Kachori

Mawa kachori is made with Mawa/Khova, chopped nuts. The key ingredients for the recipe are, Maida, Khova, Chopped Nuts, Oil & Sugar. SO no more talking

Ratha-Yatra

Malai Kulfi

Malai Kulfi

Malai Kulfi is Indian frozen dairy dessert. Some time it is called as Indian Ice-cream.

Boondi

Boondi

This sweet actually looks like drops Or Boond in Hindi. That is why it is called Boondi. Boondi is made with Bengali gram batter or Chikpea batter. Bengali occasional breakfast is incomplete without "Bonde & Luchi"/"Boondi & Puri".

Jamai Sasthi

Muri Ghonto

Muri Ghonto

Muri ghonto is a authentic Bengali dish, where the Rohu/Katla fish head is cooked with flavorful rice like Gobindo Bhog Chal.

Aam Dal

Aam Dal

Aam Dal is very famous Dal recipe in Bengal, it's cooked with Raw Mango and serve with 'Steamed Rice' &amp; 'Aloo Bhaja'(potato fry). It should be sour in taste. The sourness comes from the Raw Mango. This is exclusively my mom's recipe, I think she makes the best 'Aam dal'.

Poila Boishakh

Nolen Gurer Payesh

Nolen Gurer Payesh

Payesh is nothing but Indian style Rice Pudding, made by boiling milk, basmati or any aromatic rice and sugar or jaggery.

Bengali Steamed Prawn

Bengali Steamed Prawn

Bengali Steamed Prawns is a very easy to make dish, Prawns steamed in Mustard & coconut sauce

Raksha Bandhan

Kalakand

Kalakand

Take a microwave safe square glass/aluminum pan, add ricotta cheese, condensed milk, crushed cardamom seeds and mix with a hand manual beater. Mix well and make sure there

Kalo Jaam

Kalo Jaam

Kalo jaam or kala jamun is a popular cheese-based dessert, similar to a dumpling, popular in countries of the Indian Subcontinent such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Raksha Bandhan

Kalakand

Kalakand

Take a microwave safe square glass/aluminum pan, add ricotta cheese, condensed milk, crushed cardamom seeds and mix with a hand manual beater. Mix well and make sure there

Kalo Jaam

Kalo Jaam

Kalo jaam or kala jamun is a popular cheese-based dessert, similar to a dumpling, popular in countries of the Indian Subcontinent such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Poush Parbon

Nolen Gurer Rosogolla

Nolen Gurer Rosogolla

So finally winter is here. A for a bong winter means 'Nolen Gur', 'pithe puli', gurer payesh', 'Gurer sondesh/rosogolla'. But in outside of West Bengal these treats are always out fo your reach. Though you can get Bengali Sweets in other states of India, but Gur or Date palm jaggery is may be your dream. In Hyderabad, Gangura, the famous bengali sweet shop of Kolkata brings you good Winter sweets, but it's very far from our house.

Gokul Pithe

Gokul Pithe

Today I'm going to share the recipe of "Gokul Pithe", which is made with scraped coconut & khoya Or milk solid.