About this blog: A Bengali style experimental rich fish curry (almost a Kaliya dish) cooked with onion paste, Gorom Mashala and sprinkled with coriander leaves! I learnt this from my mother who in turn was inspired by the cooking of her mami who lived a substantial part of her life in Rajasthan and picked up […]
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How I fell in love with Tetor Daal? Story of my Kitchen Garden & a Supposedly vegan-friendly bengali recipe!
Read all my food experiments here: Cookbook As a child I was expected to eat Ucche Bhaja at the start of every meal. If you speak Hindi, you know this vegetable as Karela. Also, Ucche has got an apt English name, the Bitter gourd. Going back to my childhood, I had to see a side […]
Daab Chingri: cooking Prawns inside a Green Coconut, like a Bengali does!
Daab Chingri is a Bengali variant of prawns cooked in tender coconut. It is a classic coastal preparation. You may recreate this recipe with chicken. Daab Chingri as we call this mellow medley of slow cooked prawns and coconut meat, cooked inside a whole green coconut shell, is as authentic a Bengali dish can get. […]