Bengali Steamed Prawns is a very easy to make dish, Prawns steamed in Mustard & coconut sauce
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.
Machher Jhol is liberally seasoned with turmeric, garlic, onions, and grated ginger. Potatoes are added to the stew as a thickening agent.
Aam Porar Shorbot is a great summer cooler from Bengal and with it's wonderful taste gives much needed coolness to your body.
Bengali people greet their guests with ripe cut Mangoes and Lichies. It's really refreshing in hot Summer days. Aamer Paysh is a Milk & Rice based Pudding with Mango Flavor. This Pudding should have chilled. I had this Pudding at my Grand Mother's home. I used to go at her home in Summer vacation. I never forgot the taste. When I started cooking after my marraige I tried to make this "Aamer 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.
Aam Dal 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.
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.