**Bhapa Chingri** is a very easy & well known Bengali recipe. **Bhapa** means Steamed, and **chingri** is Prawns in English. In **Bhapa Chingri** usually medium size prawns are used. Bhapa Chingri is cooked traditionally by steaming in Stainless steel tiffin box inside boiling water or boiling Rice.
Dal Palak is a really easy dish to make and is quite healthy as it combines the health benefits of dal and palak, as it is healthy and packed with protein and fiber.
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.
This jhol is a must item in almost every bie bari lunch menu, which is made with Paka pona, that should be over than 3 kgs Rohu or katla fish. In this jhol, very little ingredients are used and the jhol taste delicious.
<p><strong>Machher Jhol</strong> is liberally seasoned with turmeric, garlic, onions, and grated ginger. Potatoes are added to the stew as a thickening agent. Tomatoes are also added to impart the dish with a reddish color which is preferred by the people of Bengal. </p>
<b>Aam Panna</b> is a great summer cooler from Bengal and with it's wonderful taste gives much needed coolness to your body.
<b>Aamer Payesh</b> is a Milk & Rice based Pudding with Mango Flavor. This Pudding should have chilled. We scoop out the juicy ripe mango flesh, and then make puree out of the flesh without using any water , we will mix the mango pulp with the Payesh.
Today I'm going to share an authentic Bengali Prawn recipe, rather I say Shrimp(smaller prawns are called shrimp) recipe which is onion & garlic free, a comfort food, can be served with Plain Steamed Rice Or Roti/Fulka. This curry is cooked with 'Pumpkin, Pointed Gourd, Potatoes & Shrimps'.
There are many different types of cookies in all over the world. Here this cookies are kind of Indian.
Today I'm going to share a dessert recipe after longtime, becuase of my little monkey who is about to complete his 12th month. I've been very busy for the whole day for him. So couldn't able to make any sweet as making sweets is a very time consuming job itself. But as "Ganpati" is coming to bless us within 2 days, how can I stop myself to make some quick & easy sweets to welcome him.
Here Is the recipe of famous Bengali Lau Chingri Or Bottle Gourd with Prawn recipe.
Wood apple are only available during spring season. These are two types in general. One is sour and another one is sweet. The sour wood apples are called Koyetbe/Kotbel in Bengali. These are very tasty and great for making sweet and sour spicy achar. That sour version is available in the autumn to winter season and this sweet version is in spring to summer.
This is my mom's special recipe. This recipe is so easy, that can be made by anyone.
This is a very popular Bengali side dish in daily cooking. Finely chopped Cabbage / badhakopi (Bengali term) cooked along with potato & peas in a tomato & ginger based gravy.
<b>Aam Dal</b> is very famous Dal recipe in Bengal, it's cooked with Raw Mango and serve with 'Steamed Rice' & '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'.
I'm giving you another famous dal recipe for lunch menu with fish head.
Biryani is itself a meal where meat(chicken, mutton or fish) and rice slowly cooked together and serve with raita, salad as sides. The origin of the dish is South Asia but none can tell the exact location where it was borne. All over in India, there are many different types of biryani cooked. Every state has their own recipe of Biryani.
Gujiya is a half moon shaped sweet but crunchy dumplings filled with sweet mawa or coconut based stuffing. In the stuffing, lots of dry fruits are added, sweetened with sugar or gud. The outer part is made with Suji/semolina or refined flour or whole wheat flour.
"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
This drink common in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan - mostly in Peshawar. It is native to India and is often associated with the Maha Shivaratri and Holi festival.
This fish is from Carp family. The Curry should be very thick, rich, spicy & oily type. Goes well with Plain Steamed Rice.
The dish itself very flavourfull and cooked in very easy way. The main thing is the marination. Rest is very easy. Today hubby bought a fresh 750 grams weight chicken, and I thought of making this, as the chicken is very tender and fresh so I need not to add lots of spices to cook it. So made this. I had this chicken in one of my friend's elder sister's wedding once and after that I was planning to make this. But somehow, it was not happened. But few days ago I saw again this chicken curry, and
mishti doi recipe, Bengali sweet yogurt or curd recipe with step by step photo/video. a traditional Bengali cuisine or Bengali dessert from evaporated milk
Enchor Chicngri is a Green Jack-fruit cooked with Prawn in a spicy gravy, goes well with Steamed Rice Or Roti.
Murgir Jhol is liberally seasoned with turmeric, garlic, onions, and grated ginger. Potatoes are added to the stew as a thickening agent.
This is a 3 ingredients, no churn ice cream, Gondhoraj lime flavor infused, and most importantly without ice cream maker. This can be easily made at home.
I'm a fish lover Bengali(I don't like the word Bong, in fact there is no such word in Dictionary). Whenever I find fish in menu, I become happy. And this is so obvious, we Bengalies are true fish lovers. That's why we are called 'Mache Bhate Bangali'. In my kitchen you can find one must item that s fish. And for a true Bengali nothing can be more comforting than 'Bhat ar Pona Macher Jhol'.
For the 'Masala Chai', tea & herbs are being brewed with Water & Whole Cow or Buffalo milk.
This "Singara" is specially made in Winter, as Cauliflower is the popular vegetable of this season. "Phulkopir Singara" is made with stir fried cauliflower & potatoes along with some other spices.
<b>Bhaja Mooger Dal</b> is a one of the famous Dal recipe, which is usually cooked in any special occasions like guests are coming over or birthday or marriage function.The moong dal is roasted till it turns deep golden and gives a nutty aroma. After that it is boiled and tempered with spices .
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.
Doi Ilish is a typical Bengali Hilsa Recipe, where raw Hilsa fish is steamed in Yogurt and Mustured Sauce. Doi Ilish should be served with Steamed rice.
In every Bengali have this "Mutton Curry" on the last day of "Durga Puja", that is called "Bijoya Dashami". Because most of the Bengali do not eat non-veg during the 4 days of "Durga Puja". So we break our vegetarian meal tradition on the last day of the "Durga Puja". This is my mom's recipe, and she only cooked today's "Mutton Curry".
<strong>Chili Chicken</strong> is the most common dish of this fusion Indo-Chinese cuisine. This spicy Chinese dish could be found in almost every restaurants in Kolkata. Fried rice is served with this dish. But Hakka noodles also goes well with this dish.
**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).
Chingrir(Prawn or Shrimp) is one of my most favorite seafood. I love this in any form of cooking. My mom cooks prawn or shrimp in every possible way. She says "It is such a versatile item that can be cooked with minimum ingredients and will receive the maximum taste, if you add chingri in any vegetable it will change the taste and makes it a mouthwatering dish".
This is eggless butterless whole wheat pancakes, naturally sweetened by using ripe Mango. It's very healthy and delicious breakfast recipe. If you wish, can replace the Aamras with Honey.
This recipe contains fresh mango pulp, lemon juice & sugar. Flavorful mangoes are best to use for this jam, because the jam will smells awesome.
I'm going to share the "Astami Special Bhoger Khichuri & Labrar Torkari". Bhoger Khichuri is very arometic and tasty.
"Aloor Chop" Or Potato fritters is Bengal's most popular street snacks. This "Aloor Chop" serves with Puffed Rice Or "Muri" & Tea.
<strong>Kosha Mangsho</strong> is very popular Bengali dish. The name '<strong>Kosha<strong>' comes from the word '</strong>Koshano</strong>' which means stirring. So this mutton must be slow cooked and keep stirring way. That is the only secret of the recipe.
Its a chicken burger, prepared at home with indian spices.Its a easy process and prepared within half an hour, excluding marination time.
In Bengali culture, people says,Payesh is the best sweet item to celebrate any good news. Such as birthdays, anniversary, rice ceremony, marriages or even for the baby showers. And for the worship to the God, Payesh is the must Bhog item to be offered.
<b>Omelette Burger</b> is a quick fix breakfast item. It' heavy, filling & healthy breakfast recipe. It its a fuss free, hassle free go to recipe. Very easy to prepare and need few handful of ingredients to make this <b>Omelette Burger</b>.