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Nolen Gurer Rosogolla / Patali Gurer Rosogolla (Date Palm Jaggery Rosogolla)

Posted on: January 28, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 2

Rosogolla (and strictly NOT to be called as Rasgulla) can be considered as the Queen of all Bengali sweets. And, if it is Nolen Gurer Rosogolla, then it is Queen with her golden crown. Nolen Gur aka Patali Gur aka Khejurer Gur (date palm jaggery) is typically found in winter season and has a vast use in Bengali sweets. This jaggery, apart from being utterly delicious and aromatic, has a…

 

Patali Gurer Payesh / Khejur Gurer Payesh (Bengali Rice Pudding with Date Palm Jaggery)

Posted on: January 15, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

It’s a sweet affair. When heart longs for sweet and it’s winter, nothing can be more satisfying than a bowl full of Patali Gurer Payesh. This is not just a dish, but a long lasting Bengali tradition that every Bengali relish wearing their full sleeve cardigans or wrapping themselves with shawl. Back home, we start Poush Sankranti (Makar Sankranti) day by eating Patali Gurer Payesh with luchi (Bengali puffed bread).…

 

Nolen Gurer Mishti Doi (Date Palm Jaggery Sweet Yogurt)

Posted on: February 28, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

As Holi is arriving, I was thinking of what could be my first pick for this festival. I truly love this festival of colours and participate in it every year with all my heart. But, what Holi means to me is not just playing with colours, but, treating myself and my family with sweets and summer coolers. As the festival marks the end of winter, something sweet and cool is…

 

Lobongo Lotika Pitha

Posted on: January 13, 2020 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Well, this pitha has a special place in my heart. Among all the things I learned from Pishimoni, this is probably the very first one. As I said time and again that my Pishimoni was a gifted cook. Instead of terming her mere cook, I would love to call her an artist. Yes, an artist she was who might not had a great academic record but had food wisdom in…

 

Bhapa Puli Pitha / Sheddho Puli (Steamed Stuffed Rice Flour Dumpling)

Posted on: January 12, 2020 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

With the advent of Makar Sankranti comes the season of pitha-puli. The festival of harvest always calls for grand celebrations. From sweets to savory dishes, from veg to non-veg dishes – this time of the year is to eat. No calorie count, no guilt in mind – you eat to celebrate harvest, you eat to pay homage to the land that gives us grains to survive and most importantly, you…

 

Saffron Jaggery Cake – A Teatime Delicacy

Posted on: February 6, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

For me, happiness is a cup of piping hot tea. I love my tea and relish my teatime to the fullest. In the quest of making the time more and more delightful, I keep on experimenting with the cakes, cookies and snacks that I literally gulp with my tea. Tea cakes are the best things for me and I love them so much. I am madly in love with the…

 

Cholar Daler Puli Pitha (Bengali Split Chickpea Dumplings)

Posted on: January 16, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Back home, this Pitha is a must during Poush Sankranti (Makar Sankranti). Believe it or not, this is my Baba’s specialty. Maa usually prepares all other Pitha, but when it comes to Cholar Daler Puli Pitha, no one can beat Baba. From very childhood, I have been making this Pitha with Baba and learned all about it from him. Even today, if I get confused with the proportion, I just…

 

Chaler Patishapta

Posted on: January 13, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

I am obsessed with Pitha-puli and this Poush Parbon I am literally on my toe. Friends are visiting almost everyday and with all new demands. Today morning one of my friends called me and demanded for Patishapta. I usually make normal one, one with all purpose flour, that every Bengali makes during Poush Sankranti. But, today thought of making the same in a different way. Growing up, I saw Maa…

 

Manda Pitha with Cinnamon-Ginger Twist

Posted on: January 12, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

Manda Pitha is Odisha’s traditional pitha which is made of rice flour and is steamed with coconut filling. Singh Aunty introduced this pitha to Maa and since it is super easy to prepare, Maa makes it often. Just with some basic ingredients, this is a super delicious option if you are looking for a real quick recipe of pitha. Maa learned it from Singh Aunty and I learned it from…

 

Dudh Puli / Kheer Puli

Posted on: January 11, 2019 Posted by: Deepsikha Comments: 0

I love making Pitha, decorating them, styling them and offering them to God – somehow, I feel divine, I feel enlighten. No, I am not a religious person, but the beauty of these cultural rituals fascinate me and I participate with all my heart and soul – may be, that’s spirituality, atleast for me. See Other Festival Sweet Recipes Here Makar Sankranti or Poush Sankranti (as Bengalis call it) is…