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Occasions along with Recipes

Poush Parbon - On 1/15/2016

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.
Peas Kachuri & Dum Aloo

Peas Kachuri & Dum Aloo

Luchi that is stuffed is called kochuri; kochuri stuffed with mashed peas (koraishutir kochuri) is one notable variety.
Mugsamali

Mugsamali

One of the most popular "Pithe" is Mugsamali Or Mung daler Bhaja Pithe.
Kheerer Patishapta

Kheerer Patishapta

This is a sweet crepe made with ground rice, all purpose flour, semolina and milk. And the crepes are stuffed with scraped coconut, khoya kheer and molasses stuffing. This is a very popular Pitha for this "Poush Parbon" festival
Rosbora

Rosbora

Rosbora is very easy to make and a famous sweet of any Bengali Family. This sweet is made with Urad dal.
Lobongo Lotika

Lobongo Lotika

Lobongo Lotika is a traditional Bengali Sweet. This sweet can be stored for a long time.

Poila Boishakh - On 4/14/2016

Pui Shaker Chorchori

Pui Shaker Chorchori

Bengalis love Pui shak in stir fry way with eggplant, red pumpkins, potatoes. We serves this stir fried curry with rice & dal in lunch.
Jhuri Aloo Bhaja

Jhuri Aloo Bhaja

Thinly Sliced Aloo Bhaja, Jhuri Aloo bhaja. Here is the recipe of Jhuri Aloo Bhaja i.e. Very thinly grated crispy fried potato. This variantion of Aloo bhaja can be serves as evening snack also with "Masala Chai".
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.
Fish Cutlet

Fish Cutlet

The meat/fish itself is cooked with spices - onion, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, coriander (cilantro), green chillies, lemon and salt. This is then dipped in an egg mix and then in breadcrumbs, and fried in ghee or vegetable oil.
Bengali Masoor Dal

Bengali Masoor Dal

Dal is the most usual part of Indian Meal. Bengali meal is also not out of this. But Bengali "Dal" recipe is very much different from the rest of the Indian states' Dal recipe.
Kosha Murgir Mangsho

Kosha Murgir Mangsho

Bengali Kosha Murgir Mangsho is a dry type Chicken Curry with not use of water and should be cooked in Mustard Oil.
Kancha Aamer Chutney

Kancha Aamer Chutney

Green mango chatni should be sweet & spicy, thick and sticky like consistancy. Lots of sugar is used to make this chatni.
Bengali Fish Biryani

Bengali Fish Biryani

Bengali people love fish. They like fish in any of the dishes. We bongs like fish in any way, such as, in curry, stew, mustard gravy, light curry , in pulao or biryani.
Chicken Rezala

Chicken Rezala

Chicken Rezala is an authentic Bengali Chicken Curry in white gravy. This dish is only available in Bengal.
Tel Koi

Tel Koi

This recipe is a very popular Bengali "Koi Fish" recipe in a rich, thick, spicy only Mustard Oil based recipe, which should be served with Plain Steamed Rice as Lunch. This recipe does not come in a regular lunch menu, but for the guests, this is a very good item for lunch.
Bengali Steamed Prawn

Bengali Steamed Prawn

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

Bengali Chicken Cutlet

In Indian cuisine, a cutlet specifically refers to cooked meat (mutton, beef, fish or chicken) stuffing that is fried with a batter/covering. The meat itself is cooked with spices - onion, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, coriander (cilantro), green chilies, lemon and salt.

Jamai Sasthi - On 6/10/2016

Ilish Machher Jhol

Ilish Machher Jhol

This is a very light curry of Hilsha fish, which is cooked with eggplant & potato. Spices are used in a very little amount.
Aam Panna

Aam Panna

Indian people use those keri to make "Achar" , "Sarbat", "Jelly" etc to preserve those product for further use when keri is not available in the market But we can enjoy the taste of the keri.
Echor Chingrir Dalna

Echor Chingrir Dalna

Enchor Chicngri is a Green Jack-fruit cooked with Prawn in a spicy gravy, goes well with Steamed Rice Or Roti.
Mango Kulfi

Mango Kulfi

Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the India. It is often described as "traditional Indian Subcontinent ice cream".
Machher Matha Die Dal

Machher Matha Die Dal

I'm giving you another famous dal recipe for lunch menu with fish head.
Shahi Mutton Korma

Shahi Mutton Korma

Korma has its roots in the Mughlai cuisine of modern-day India and Pakistan.The flavour of a korma is based on a mixture of spices, including ground coriander and cumin, combined with yoghurt kept below curdling temperature and incorporated slowly and carefully with the meat juices.
Rui Posto

Rui Posto

This is an authentic Benagali Lunch Dish served with steamed rice. Very tasty & popular dish.
Rui Macher Kalia

Rui Macher Kalia

This fish is from Carp family. The Curry should be very thick, rich, spicy & oily type. Goes well with Plain Steamed Rice.
Daab Chingri

Daab Chingri

Daab/Tender coconut and "Chingri or Jumbo Prawns" are cooked inside the coconut shell with spices. to give an aromatic flavor to the prawns.
Doi Rui

Doi Rui

Aromatic sweet and sour taste of the gravy is easy to cook but very delicious.
Bengali Aam Doi

Bengali Aam Doi

This Aam Doi tasted very nice and flavorful and very much refreshing in summer days.
Komola Bhog

Komola Bhog

Here is another variation or flavor of rogolla is Komola Bhog. This is Orange flavored rosogolla.

Ratha-Yatra - On 7/6/2016

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".
Malai Kulfi

Malai Kulfi

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

Amriti

Piaji & Beguni

Piaji & Beguni

Piaji & Beguni is nothing but Onion & eggplant fritters. Chopped Onion & Eggplant dipped in Besan batter with other spices and deep fried.
Aloor Chop

Aloor Chop

"Aloor Chop" Or Potato fritters is Bengal's most popular street snacks. This "Aloor Chop" serves with Puffed Rice Or "Muri" & Tea.
Jeelipi

Jeelipi

Jalebi or Jeelipi is a very popular Indian sweet. It can be served cold or hot. It is made by deep frying a batter in pretzel or circular shape and soaked into sugar syrup.

Raksha Bandhan - On 8/18/2016

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.
Veg Potato Curry & Lentil Stuffed Puri

Veg Potato Curry & Lentil Stuffed Puri

Today I was determined to share this awesome 'Dalpuri Torkari' recipe with you. This 'Alu torkari' is without onion & garlic and little spicy in taste.
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

Janmastami - On 8/25/2016

Taler Bora

Taler Bora

At first we have to take all the pulp of each palm kernels, and then boil the pulp to reduce and thicken the pulp and then have to add all the ingredients and very slowly have to fry the fritters.
Bengali Kheer Malpua

Bengali Kheer Malpua

Malpua is one of the easy to make pithas(Bengali sweet dish).All you need is maida(flour),sooji(semolina),sugar, milk and cardamom powder, funnel seeds for flavor.
Payesh

Payesh

In this recipe, the rice should be lightly fried in Ghee, and the milk, ghee fried rice would be boiled in caramel along with chopped nuts.
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.
Malai Chum Chum

Malai Chum Chum

This chomchom itself a very popular sweet of Bengali. And this variety of the famous chomchom, even more tasty and delicious all over India.
Ripe Banana Fritters

Ripe Banana Fritters

Ripe Banana Fritters is made with Very ripe bananas , garted coconut, sugar and Maida & rice flour.

Durga Puja - On 10/8/2016

Chingrir Chop

Chingrir Chop

Chingrir Chop is a famous Bengali snacks item from "Tele Bhaja"(deep fried) shops of Kolkata.
Bhaja Muger Dal

Bhaja Muger Dal

Bhaja mooger dal is a Bengali delicacy. The split moong dal is roasted in ghee/oil till it turns deep golden (not brown) and gives a nutty aroma.
Dimer Devil

Dimer Devil

This devils are made with half hard boiled eggs, wrapped with potato mixture, dipped in batter, coated with bread crumbs and then deep fried.
Kolkatar Mutton Biryani

Kolkatar Mutton Biryani

Kolkata has a special and totally different style of biryani. The specialty of Kolkata biryani is Potato and Egg are also served in basic Mutton or Chicken biryani. In addition, Calcutta biryani is much lighter on spices than compared to other biryani's.
Fish Paturi

Fish Paturi

Paturi is a very popular Bengali dish. Marinated Fish or vegetables cooked in wrapped inside the leaf.
Chicken Chaap

Chicken Chaap

Chicken chaap is a Bengali mughlai dish. Here Big chicken pieces marinated and cooked in spicy and rich poppy seed based gravy.
Misti Doi

Misti Doi

Mishti doi is a fermented sweet dahi or sweet yogurt. This type of yoghurt is common in the states of West Bengal and Orissa in India, and in Bangladesh
Chholar Dal

Chholar Dal

This dal is made for special occasions like Birthdays, Pujas Or to serve the guests. And this dal is must for the most famous Bengali Festival "Durga Puja".
Bengali Fish Fry

Bengali Fish Fry

Kolkata is very much famous for their street food. There are lots of street food like Egg Roll, Chicken Roll, Chicken Cutlet, Chow Mein, Moghlai Paratha and Bengali Crispy Fish Fry.
Dahi Chicken Curry

Dahi Chicken Curry

Dahi Chicken is a very easy authentic North Indian style chicken curry.
Rui Machher Korma

Rui Machher Korma

This is a very different kind of Rui fish recipe with creamy yogurt based gravy. Poppy seeds and cashew are used in this gravy.
Chicken Keema Cutlet

Chicken Keema Cutlet

In this cutlets, minced chicken/mutton are marinated and cooked, and then shaped into cutlets and the rest is the same.
Mild Prawn Curry

Mild Prawn Curry

Jumbo Prawns are cooked in creamy Coconut gravy, without onion, garlic & tomatoes. This curry is very arometic but mild in taste. This dish should serve with Plain Steamed Rice.
Radha Ballavi

Radha Ballavi

Radha Ballavi is a very famous deep fried Bengali Flat Bread. This Radha Ballavi serves in special occasion like "Puja".
Bhoger Khichuri & Labra

Bhoger Khichuri & Labra

I'm going to share the "Astami Special Bhoger Khichuri & Labrar Torkari". Bhoger Khichuri is very arometic and tasty.
Lachha Paratha

Lachha Paratha

Lachha Paratha is another Special Varity of regular Paratha with Multi and flaky layers on the outside and soft and moist in the middle.
Chhanar Payesh

Chhanar Payesh

Chhanar Payesh Or Ricotta Cheese Pudding is a very delicious dessert for Indian Festivals, specially for Bengali Durga Puja. This is an Bengali authentic dish.
Chhanar Jeelipi

Chhanar Jeelipi

Chanar jeelipi is a very popular sweet in Bengal, Rajasthan & Orissa,though the form can differ significantly from place to place.
Bengali Egg Roll

Bengali Egg Roll

Kolkata is famous for its street food. And the most famous street food is "Egg Roll".
Bengali Misti Polao

Bengali Misti Polao

"Misti/Mitha" stands for sweet in Bengali & "Holud/Basanti" stands for yellow in color & most importantly this will pronounce "Polao" not Pulao. So this rice preparation must be sweeter in taste & yellowish in color
Luchi Torkari

Luchi Torkari

Luchi is a deep fried flat bread which is a very famous as a Bengali breakfast along with simple Potato Curry.

Vijaya Dashami - On 10/11/2016

Narkel Naru

Narkel Naru

Narkel Naru is a dessert from Bengal. They are ball-shaped and made from khoya/condensed milk and coconut,
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.
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).
Rosogolla

Rosogolla

"Rosogolla", this name does not need any introduction. Every Indian well known about this soft, melt in mouth sweet.
Kucho Nimki

Kucho Nimki

"Kucho Nimki" Or "Namak Para" is a very popular Bengali snacks for tea. "Kucho Nimki" is a diamond shaped pastry seasoned with salt and kalonji.
Kamranga Goja

Kamranga Goja

Goja is the Bengali Version of North Indian Sakkar Para. Flour dough is rolled and shape them what ever you like. And then deep fry them and dip into thick sugar syrup.

Diwali - On 10/30/2016

Gajar Ka Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa is made by placing grated carrot in a pot containing a specific amount of water, milk and sugar and then cooking while stirring regularly.
Chicken Hariyali Kebab

Chicken Hariyali Kebab

This recipe has won the Grand Prize of the 'Taste Of Home' magazine for April/May 2015.
Baked Keema Kachori

Baked Keema Kachori

Today I'm going to share 'Keema Kachori' with you all. And that is also in healthy version. It's baked and the stuffing is also cooked in less oil. So let's find the recipe.
Dorbesh

Dorbesh

Dorbesh is nothing but Boondi Laddu. But this Dorbesh is little different from the regular Non-bengali boondi laddu.
Bengali Mutton Chop

Bengali Mutton Chop

Mangsher Chop is a famous Tele Bhaja. It tastes awesome and easy to make too. For this famous snacks you need mutton keema. Boiled keema are added to the spiced mashed potatoes, then dipped into egg batter and coated with bread crumb and then deep fried.
Bengali Mutton Curry

Bengali Mutton Curry

This kind of "Mangsher Jhol" is cooked with very less spices, just like stew. This type of "Mangsher Jhol" goes well with Plain Steamed Rice and cucumber, onion salad.
Kesari Bhog

Kesari Bhog

Kesari Bhog is a very tasty variety of our very well known "Rosogolla". Kesar means Saffron, when the Paneer for Rosogolla is being prepared at that time Milk soaked saffron should be added to this.
Narkel Takti

Narkel Takti

Narkel Takti is a authentic Bengali sweet, made with Coconut, milk, jaggery etc.
Rosomalai

Rosomalai

This dessert is made with Bengal's famous sweet "Rosogolla". First you have to make "Rosogolla" and then squeeze them and boil with the "Malai".
Chicken Tandoori

Chicken Tandoori

Tandoori chicken is a popular Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices which is called as Tandoori Spices.
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

Christmas & New Year - On 12/25/2016

Dhabe Di Murgh Makkhanwala

Dhabe Di Murgh Makkhanwala

2016 is the most important year of my life. This year became my life's most eventful year. The 1st surprise I got in the beginning month of this year. I felt a tiny life inside me. Then after 9 months, a cute little baby boy came to my life and took me on the top of the world. Becoming mother is the most precious gift of God.
Jam Cookies

Jam Cookies

There are many different types of cookies in all over the world. Here this cookies are kind of Indian.
Rich Christmas Fruit Cake

Rich Christmas Fruit Cake

This fruit cake is packaged with raisins, dried cranberries, dried apricots, and candied fruit, dark Rum, Nuts are also included as Caramel Or Butterscotch Syrup.
Gingerbread Man Cookies

Gingerbread Man Cookies

Most gingerbread men share the same roughly humanoid shape, with stubby feet and no fingers.
Eggless Strawberry Cake

Eggless Strawberry Cake

This cake is made with fresh pureed strawberry without any artificial color or flavor.
Eggless Butterless Blueberry & Orange Cake

Eggless Butterless Blueberry & Orange Cake

This recipe is totally Egg & Butter less with a nice flavor of Blueberry and Orange, healthy version of delicious cake.
Tutti Fruity Loaf Cake

Tutti Fruity Loaf Cake

Tutti Fruity Cake is another version of Christmas Fruit Cake with lots of Tutti Fruity & Nut.
Soaked Dry Fruits For Christmas

Soaked Dry Fruits For Christmas

Christmas Fruit Cake is traditionally is a very rich with loads of Dry Fruits and Nuts. Dry Fruits & Nuts are soaked in alcohol(May be Brandy/Rum/Whiskey) for 2-3 months before the Christmas Eve.
Indian Tea Cake

Indian Tea Cake

I used egg whites in this cake to make this more healthy, dates, chopped walnuts & dried cranberry and one secreat ingredient to enhance the flavor of this wonderful cake. That is "Indian Tea Spices" Or "Chai Masala",
Chicken Kebab Stuffed Bread

Chicken Kebab Stuffed Bread

I stuffed the Bread with Chicken Kebabs, instead of plain grilled or cooked chicken.
Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

This is a classic and very common bread for Breakfast. This bread is little sweet, soft in the inside and crunchy outside.
Bengali Style Fruit Cake

Bengali Style Fruit Cake

My dad used to start baking this cake 1 month before Chisrtmas. He used to make this cake, and whenever it finished, he used to make another one. Just back to back to keep the smell in our home.
Pumpkin Cream Roll

Pumpkin Cream Roll

This is a very common Cake recipe during this season. The Cream inside the Cake should be Soft Cream Cheese filling,