Eid Mubarak

Gift from a friend this Eid. Lachha Sewai. Wishing everyone Eid Mubarak.  Wishing for peace and Happiness for all.

Chicken momo ‘hot n steamed’

Momos are most loved food in India. Its a dumpling of vegetable/chicken with other items, steamed and served hot. The origin of this dish is Tibet, Ā found also in Nepal, Ā it is also known as Indo-Tibetian dish. Majority students and food-lovers are falling in love with the dish which is preferred because it is light,…

Posto Bata Diye Murgi- Chicken Cooked in Poppy Seed Paste (Bengali)

Bengali cuisine is known for its unique and subtle flavours. Posto or poppy seeds is one ingredient that Bengalis are extremely fond of. Posto can be cooked with a variety of items like potatoes, pointed gourds (potol), brinjal or even paneer and fish. This ingredient is not just used as a thickening agent. Rather it…

Aaloor Chop (Potato Fritters)

  Rainy season has arrived and with that came our craving for hot-fried stuffs. Aaloor- Chop . It is found in many places, but mostly found in Kolkata and other districts of Bengal. Bengali have a tradition to have some muri (Rice Crispies) and fried chops or singaras/samosas/piyaji etc during evening time; but Ā the tradition…

Nimki or Namkeen (Snacks)

Nimki is a snacks which is also called ‘Nimki’ in bengali, its small andĀ rectangularĀ deep-fried puris, its crunchy and salty andĀ 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 PasteĀ  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…