Vegeterian Recipes

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".

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.

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is a preparation of paneer in a thick gravy made up of cream, tomatoes and spices.

Potol Royal

Potol Royal

Potol Royal is a Parwal Or Pointed Gourd based dish. in this dish no spices will be added. This is a very mild but tasty Bengali Dish.

Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

It is traditionally plain, but may also be seasoned with garlic or herbs, or stuffed with cheese..

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.

Mango Kulfi

Mango Kulfi

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

Tutti Fruity Bread

Tutti Fruity Bread

Tutti fruity bread is a sweet tasted bread with lots of tutti fruity in it. This a very tasty breakfast bread for kids. This bread can be eaten plain as it is or with butter or any other spreads.

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.

Kesar Badam Phirni

Kesar Badam Phirni

Phirni is originally a Mughlai dessert recipe .Phirni is an another variety of Aromatic Rice Pudding. Phirni should be served chilled.

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is a south indian spicy side dish.This is a spicy variety of coconut stew which can be in two forms, solid and liquid.

Iced Tea With Fruit Punch

Iced Tea With Fruit Punch

Iced-tea mixed with Fresh Fruit Juice and set inside the refrigerated for 8-10 hour and served.

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhni/Makhani is a very popular & traditional Punjabi dish. This is a very much different version of Dal from the other Punjabi Dal

Modak

Modak

Modak is a sweet dumpling which is very popular sweet in Western and Southern India.Modak can be steamed or fried.

Boondi Laddoo

Boondi Laddoo

Boondi Laddoo is a very famous Indian Sweet. This laddoo is served in special occasion like "Ganesh Uthsav" Or "Diwali" Or "Dusshera".

Blueberry Jam

Blueberry Jam

Blueberry is the member of Berry family. Blueberry is full of antioxidants which can helps reduce the risk of some cancers.

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.

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".

Malai Kulfi

Malai Kulfi

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

Nolen Gurer Sondesh

Nolen Gurer Sondesh

Sondesh is a most popular Bengali Sweet which is made with Chhana and Sugar/Gur. Minimum ingredients but really tasty 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.

Narkel Naru

Narkel Naru

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

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.

Murir Moa

Murir Moa

Murir Moa or Puffed Rice Laddu is a traditional Bengali Sweet which serves during Pujas like "Kojagori Lakshmi Puja". This Moa is a giant size Laddu made with Puffed rice and jaggery.

Amriti

Amriti

Imarti or Amriti or Jhangri is a dessert invented in Mughal kitchen and is now popular in Rajasthan, West Bengal, and South India. Imarti is made by deep-frying urad flour batter in a kind of circular flower shape, then soaked in sugar syrup.

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.

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.

Punjabi Rajma Masala

Punjabi Rajma Masala

Rajma is made in the North side of India. North Indian people make this in almost every occasion. Their speciality is Rajma-Chawal.

Bhuni Khichuri

Bhuni Khichuri

Bhuni khichuri is a One pot rice meal cooked with Aromatic Rice and Yellow Lentil(Mung Dal) along with Vegetables like Carrot, Cauliflower, Potato, Peas.

Mugsamali

Mugsamali

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

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.

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

Puli Payesh

Puli Payesh

Puli Pithe is a Bengali sweet dumplings stuffed with sweet coconut & date pulm jaggery filling and boiled in whole milk.

Phulkopir Singara

Phulkopir Singara

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.

Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer

This is a very spicy, oily type of gravy based recipe. The gravy should be thick tangy and Indian pickle flavored.

Dorbesh

Dorbesh

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

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 Ghee Bhat

Bengali Ghee Bhat

Bengali Rice Polao/Pulao/Pilaf is sweeter on the side. Bengali Pulao is cooked with Gobindobhog Rice (Special arometic rice, which is only available in West Bengal), ghee & other vegetables.

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.

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

Watermelon Vodka Cocktail

Watermelon Vodka Cocktail

This is a drink mix, may or may not add any alcohol, made with watermelon, lychee juice & ginger ale.

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

Mochar Ghonto

Mochar Ghonto

In this vegetarian version Black Chickpeas & Scraped Coconut are added, which makes this curry even more delicious. So here is the recipe.

Rosogolla

Rosogolla

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

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.

Vegetable Chop

Vegetable Chop

Vegetable or I should say Bhegitabil Chop is a very famous Bengali evening snacks. The term "Chop" is nothing but cutlets or croquette, used in Bengal.

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.

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.

Methi Malai Paneer

Methi Malai Paneer

I'm going to share a very delicious recipe of paneer in which I've used coconut milk to make the creamy gravy. This is a Mughlai dish in which Paneer is cooked in a rich thick creamy gravy, and serves with Indian Bread Or Rice items.

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.

Shahi Gobi

Shahi Gobi

Shahi recipes belong to Mughlai Cuisine, where meat, poultry even vegetables are cooked in rich creamy gravy. The gravy should be rich with cashew, melon seeds, boiled or raw onion, ginger, garlic and many other ingredients. But today I'm going to share the recipe of 'Shahi Gobi' without onion & garlic.

Homemade Tandoori Spice Powder

Homemade Tandoori Spice Powder

Tandoori Spice is a multipurpose spice blend. You can use the spice powder for 'Tandoori Chicken, Tandoori Paneer/Cauliflower/Potatoes etcs.

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).

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

Shukto

Shukto

Shukto is a traditional bengali dish, which is a part of a full course bengali meal.

Rangalur Pantua

Rangalur Pantua

Pantua is the Bengali version of famous Indian sweet Gulab Jamun. Soft dumplings are deep fried in Ghee and the soaked in sugar syrup. Today I'm going to share the recipe of Rangalur Pantua, that means Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun. In this recipe, boiled sweet potatoes will be used instead of Paneer. This way my Grand mom used to make Pantuas at home during winter.

Topa Kuler Achaar

Topa Kuler Achaar

Bengali topa Kuler Aachar, Bengali Aachar, Ber ka achar, Jujube Sweet pickle, kuler achar recipe, misti kuler achar, kuler chutney recipe

Aam Dal

Aam Dal

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'.

Hinger Aloor Dom

Hinger Aloor Dom

Hinger Aloor Dom is a very famous Bengali veg curry which should be served with Luchi/Kochuri. This type of aloor dom is cooked without onion and garlic. And a special type of masala is prepared for this Aloor Dom.

Bengali Misti Doi

Bengali Misti Doi

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

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Mango Frozen Yogurt Without Ice-cream Maker

Kanchakolar Kofta Curry

Kanchakolar Kofta Curry

Raw Banana is not edible without cooking. And there are not that much variety of cooking Raw banana in Indian cuisine. A few dishes are made with this fruit, such as chips, curry, cutlets or fritters. This plantain has less sugar & more starch than normal banana .

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

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.

Chanadal Burfi

Chanadal Burfi

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.

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

Egg less Linzer Cookies

Egg less Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are traditionally Austrian Holiday cookies made during Winter holidays. As it's time for fresh Berries like Raspberry, strawberry, black berries, blue berries etc etc. So traditionally these cookies are made with nuts and all purpose flour and filled the inner part is filled with freshly made berry preserves. So I also tried to follow the tradition and made the cookies walnut & almond flour but instead of all purpose flour I've used whole wheat flour as my 15 months will going to

Tutti Fruity Shortbread Cookies

Tutti Fruity Shortbread Cookies

Christmas is about to come, it's just 2 weeks away. So baking mode is on. Almost everyday I'm baking some goodies. Either it's cake or cookies or savory goodies. I love to gift my friends, relatives, my maid all homemade goodies. So my father. He every year makes almost 12 to 15 cakes and distribute them among friends/relatives/maids. !5 days before Christmas he goes to New Market for the baking items.

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.

Beler Pana

Beler Pana

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.

Aam Sandesh

Aam Sandesh

Sandesh is a very popular Bengali sweet. When some non-Bengali people ask for Bengali sweet, it must be either Rosogolla or Sandesh. Sandesh is Bengali's own sweet. For preparing basic Sandesh, you need 2 key ingredients, freshly prepared 'Chhana/Cottage cheese', and sugar. Sometimes sugar can be replaced with Date palm jaggery or Nolen Gur.

Enchorer Dalna

Enchorer Dalna

Enchore is nothing but unripe Jackfruit. This is considered as vegetarian mutton for Vegetarian people. the texture of the cut vegetable is almost like red meat. This vegetable tastes delicious, if you make this the way. Ghee and garam masala is mandatory for this curry. Enchor is called as 'Gachh Pantha' in bengali for it's taste and texture. This vegetable can be cooked in both vegetarian or non vegetarian way. It can be cooked as it is or can be made koftas out of it's meat.

Biulir Dal Jhinge Posto

Biulir Dal Jhinge Posto

Biulir Dal is known as Urad dal in the rest of the country. But in Bengal, this dal is known as Urad dal or Kalai dal. We used to cook the halved Kalai er dal. You may roast the dal or may not.

Nolen Gurer Ice Cream

Nolen Gurer Ice Cream

Nolen Gurer Ice Cream Recipe- Learn how to make Nolen Gurer Ice Cream step by step on PeekNCook. Find all ingredients and method to cook Nolen Gurer Ice Cream along with preparation & cooking time.

Rosogollar Payesh

Rosogollar Payesh

Rosogollar Payesh is a delicious Indian recipe served as a Dessert. Find the complete instructions on PeekNCook.com

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice

Jeera rice is a very common rice varity cooked all over the India. This type is very easy easy to make. This is nothing but cumin flavored rice. This rice can be served with veg or non-veg curries.Look at peekncook for step by step recipes - a mildly spiced and flavorful indian rice dish flavored with cumin.

Dhokar Dalna

Dhokar Dalna

Dhokar Dalna is one of the oldest recipes of Bengali cuisine. This is a vegetarian dish very much popular to the Bengali. Learn how to make Dhokar Dalna step by step on PeekNCook. Find all ingredients and method to cook Dhokar Dalna along with preparation & cooking time.

Taaler Malpoa

Taaler Malpoa

Today I'm going to share 'Taaler Malpoa'. Taal means, Asian Palm Fruit. We used to make Taaler Bowra, Taaler Kheer, Taaler Luchi etc on Janmastami puja.

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.