Amer Tok Dal or Masoor Daal cooked with green mango is a traditional Bengali recipe. It is vegan friendly Bengali local dish. It is a seasonal dish and can put sweet and sour chicken to shame when you prepare it with distinction! Following is a recipe! “This is more expensive than gold”, said the Mango … Read more Recipe for Amer Tok Dal: Bengali vegan Dishes
While trying to cook a perfect Daab Chingri recipe, I had a serendipitous discovery that I can recreate Dida’s finest Pabda Macher Tel Jhal! It smelled and tasted exactly like that of Dida’s! I was elated. I thought I would share the Pabda recipe with you, along with Dida’s story! It spans across the tumultuous … Read more Pabda Macher Tel Jhal: Story of My Dida and My Fondest Food Memory!
I have a small patio adjacent to my flat. I try to grow “EXOTIC” and “BENGALI” vegetables there. Vegetables that I do not usually find in Bengaluru. In other times, I keep traveling and hardly have the time to take care of my garden. If the Chili plant kindly supplies me with one fruit I … Read more Chingri Diye Laal Shak Bhaja: Red Amaranth Cooked with Prawns!
I never knew how to cook Roti until this lockdown happened. Roti was never my mother’s forte either. Our kitchen help would prepare Roti in the evening which we would eat the next morning for breakfast. They would come out crisp hard from micro-oven. That was anything but appetizing. I took interest in cooking Roti … Read more Easy Roti Pocket Recipe: Recreating Mexican Quesadilla in India
About this blog: Usually Alu Paratha is made with cooked potato filling. This one is different. Instead of cooked potato, I used boiled potato and barista. This is an easy to make evening snack with minimum spice! This Alu Paratha recipe is very very special. Only my mother made this amazing Paratha. She learnt it … Read more Alu Paratha Recipe with a Twist: Best Food memory
About this blog: A fiery hot Chicken Curry recipe from Bengali kitchen. Kancha Lonka Murgi (Morich Murgi) is best eaten with rice or bread. It is tender pieces of chicken cooked in Green chili- coriander paste, with green chilies dominating dominating the flavor! It is one of the unique and forgotten recipes of Bengal! Chicken … Read more Kancha Lonka Murgi/Chicken in Green CHILIES sauce (Oh Calcutta Style)
About this blog: A simple Kerala fish stew recipe I recreated at home in times of lock-down! Meen Molly/Moilee/Molee is a mild spiced fish stew in coconut milk! We journeyed all the way from Bangalore to Kochi on a night bus. Upon getting down at Kochi, we headed to Ginger house. Tucked inside Kochi’s Jew … Read more Recipe for Meen Molly/Molee/Kerala Fish stew: Memory of Ginger house, Kochi