Nimki or Namkeen (Snacks)

Nimki is a snacks which is also called ‘Nimki’ in bengali, its small and rectangular deep-fried puris, its crunchy and salty and is usually served with evening tea here in Bengal. I am Bengali, from East India and Nimki is made with lots of love during festive season along with lots of others sweets and snacks. Due to…

CHINGRI MACHER KOFTA RECIPE (Prawn Kofta)

Ingredients: for kofta 2 big size onions (finely chopped) salt to taste 500 gms prawns (small) 2 tblsp breadcrumbs 2 tsp mustard oil 4 green chillies (finely chopped) 2 tblsp ghee 2 bay leaves 1/2 cup coconut 1 tblsp coriander leaves chopped 1 egg Grind To A Paste  1 large Onion 2 ” Turmeric 1…

Matar Paneer (Green Peas and Cottage cheese Curry) -Bengali Style

Matar Paneer (Peas-Cottage Cheese Curry) Matar Paneer is a mouth watering vegetarian recipe from North India, and is loved by Indians specially Bengali’s too..I am fond of this recipe and can’t stop myself to make it during winter time. You can have it with Kochuris/Puri or Parathas and Rotis. The simple yet tasty dish is…

Koraishutir Kochuri ( Green Peas Kochuri/Puri)

Koraishutir Kochuri is a mouth watering snacks usually ate in morning or evening time as a snacks. It can be serve hot or with some torkari or curry preferably with Aalor Dum or Aalo-Fulkopir Torkari (Potato curry/ Potato-Cauliflower curry). Koraishutir Kochuri is a very famous Bengali dish which you will find in every household during…

Mango Coconut Barfi

Directions: 1 Heat ghee in a pan. Try not to use a non stick pan for making this barfi. Add in the mawa or milk powder and roast for 3 minutes or so. 2.Add milk and mango pulp. 3.Mix everything well. Add brown sugar and a pinch of salt. Stir continuously for 20 minutes on…

Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

Gajar ka halwa (Carrot Dessert) is a very delicious and popular dessert of India. Usually made in winters, I tried my hand on it before the season for carrots end. Serving : 4 (one serving per head) INGREDIENTS : Carrots  – 1kg Pure ghee – 3 tablespoons Green cardamom powder  – 1/4 teaspoon Sugar  –…

Butter Chicken Recipe

Butter chicken or murgh makhani is an Indian dish from the Punjab region popular in countries all over the world that have a tradition of Indian restaurants. Known for its fiery red color the dish is not considered spicy on the contrary most places serve it slightly on the sweeter side but can be made…

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken is one of the most famous dishes in Indian Cuisine. It is a chicken dish that originated in Punjab region of India. The chicken is marinated in yogurt, and seasoned with tandoori masala. What makes Tandoori Chicken so special is in the way it is cooked. It is traditionally cooked at high temperatures…

Rainy Season, Bhutta and the Love for Food!

Now its Rainy season in India,and for foodies it is  the perfect time for having Ilish Mach (Hilsa Fish) and khichudi. Well let me introduce you the most loved snacks here in Bengal is Bhutta- Corn , you can get it during this season in plenty and people love to eat them by roasting it…