Janmastami

Taler Bora

Taler Bora

This fritters are made from the fresh ripe juicy palm fruit. The process of making "Taler Bora" is not very easy. 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.

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

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.

Kochi Panthar Jhol

Kochi Panthar Jhol

In this curry I've added all freshly ground spices with very less oil. And this curry should be cooked in a pan only, pressure cook will not bring the exact taste.

Vijaya Dashami

Rosogolla

Rosogolla

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

Narkel Takti

Narkel Takti

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

Diwali

Misti Singara

Misti Singara

This is the sweet version of our regular Singara or Samosa, stuffed with khoya mixture and deep fried and dunked into thick sugar syrup.

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

Ratha-Yatra

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".

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.

Jamai Sasthi

Ilish Macher Paturi

Ilish Macher Paturi

Ilish Macher Paturi is a typical Bengali dish. In this recipe Hilsa/Ilish fish steaks are marinated with ground spices and then wrapped in oily Kumro/Pumpkin or Banana leaf, and then roasted in nonstick pan or may be deep fried.

Mutton Dak Bungalow

Mutton Dak Bungalow

it is always cooked along with Potato ,Egg and freshly ground spices, as that time Store Bought spices were not being used in cooking.

Poila Boishakh

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.

Chicken Rezala

Chicken Rezala

Chicken Rezala is an authentic Bengali Chicken Curry in white gravy. This dish is only available in Bengal. You can not find only one serving of this dish in outside of Bengal. This dish was invented by the Royal Chef's of Bengal.

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.

Mugsamali

Mugsamali

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

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.

Mugsamali

Mugsamali

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

Raksha Bandhan

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