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Radhaballabhi / Radhaballavi (Bengali Style Stuffed Dal Poori)

Radhaballabhi / Radhaballavi (Bengali Style Stuffed Dal Poori)

The best time of the year has arrived and as a Bengali, like many other Bengalis across the world, this is my time to indulge in pet-pujo. For every Bengali, Durga Pujo is not merely associated with prayers and devotion, rather, this is a celebration […]

 
Sheer Khurma / Sheer Khorma – Eid Special Vermicelli Pudding

Sheer Khurma / Sheer Khorma – Eid Special Vermicelli Pudding

Made of milk, vermicelli, dry fruits, dates and sugar, Sheer Khurma (also called Sheer Khorma) is a thick, rich and flavourful pudding prepared in Muslim households during Ramadan or Eid. Popular in Afghanistan, Middle East and Indian subcontinent, this sweet dish is a must have […]

 
Doi diye Alur Dom (Bengali Style Dum Alu with Yogurt) – Thakurbarir Ranna

Doi diye Alur Dom (Bengali Style Dum Alu with Yogurt) – Thakurbarir Ranna

……….উদয়দিগন্তে শঙ্খ বাজে, মোর চিত্তমাঝে চিরনূতনেরে দিল ডাক পঁচিশে বৈশাখ ।। With the advent of Pochise Baisakh, the birthday of Kobiguru Rabindranath Tagore, here I present another great recipe from the kitchen of Tagores. I take immense pleasure to add another gem to my Thakurbarir […]

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

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

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) […]

 
Coconut Sugar Cookies

Coconut Sugar Cookies

This is a perfect tea-time munch. Super healthy and crispy, these cookies, along with a cup of steaming tea or coffee, can make your evening delightful. This can be made with powdered sugar or granulated sugar – I used granulated sugar here as I love […]

 
Aloo Phulkopir Dalna (Bengali Style Potato Cauliflower Curry)

Aloo Phulkopir Dalna (Bengali Style Potato Cauliflower Curry)

Dalna or gravy curry is very famous among Bengalis and there are various types of dalna that we, the Bengalis, prepare. Dalna is a star of Bengali vegetarian kitchen and typically prepared without onion and garlic. Among all the other forms of dalna, Aloo Phulkopir […]

 
Sattu Paratha / Traditional Bihari Sattu Paratha

Sattu Paratha / Traditional Bihari Sattu Paratha

I have never been to Bihar, but I have a huge gang of Bihari friends. One of my Bihari friends actually introduced me to this very delicious traditional Bihari dish named, Sattu Paratha. Since then, I have been preparing this dish often and I just […]

 
Chanar Daler Puli Pitha (Bengali Split Chickpea Dumplings)

Chanar Daler Puli Pitha (Bengali Split Chickpea Dumplings)

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 Chanar Daler Puli Pitha, no one can beat Baba. From very childhood, I […]

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

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

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 […]

 
Chaler Patishapta

Chaler Patishapta

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 […]