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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 […]

 
Bengali Chana Dal (Bengali Split Chickpea Soup)

Bengali Chana Dal (Bengali Split Chickpea Soup)

Chana Dal is an important ingredient of many Indian cuisines. Chana dal is high in fiber and low in fat and thus it’s excellent for keeping cholesterol under control. It is also good for people who are in diet and trying to shed few kilos. […]