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Dhaba Style Butter Keema Masala

Dhaba Style Butter Keema Masala

The great Gulzar Sahab said “In umr se lambi sadkon ko manzil pe pahunchte dekha nehi… Bas daurti phirti reheti hai, humne to theherte dekha nehi…” (these roads, long as ages, never saw them reach destination…they just run, never saw them halt for once) Probably […]

 
Panta Bhat / Poita Bhat

Panta Bhat / Poita Bhat

Stored with many micronutrients, probably much more than freshly cooked rice, Panta Bhat has high nutritional value and is a super immunity booster. Consumed mostly in Bangladesh, Odisa, Assam, Tripura and West Bengal, this dish is still hugely popular in rural parts. Sadly, we the […]

 
Hansher Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Duck Egg Spicy Curry)

Hansher Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Duck Egg Spicy Curry)

Hansher Dim Kosha has always been my hot favourite and it’s such a dish which is actually close to my heart as it reminds me of Pishimoni. Among all the other awesome dishes the genius lady used to cook, this dish in particular had been […]

 
Dhaba Style Dal Palak / Spinach Dal

Dhaba Style Dal Palak / Spinach Dal

Dal is an Indian staple and is enjoyed all over the country in every season throughout the year. Every state, every region has its own speciality of Dal and all the varieties are equally delectable and healthy. While in the eastern part of India people […]

 
Egg Dum Biriyani / Anda Dum Biriyani

Egg Dum Biriyani / Anda Dum Biriyani

There is hardly anyone who doesn’t love biriyani. Biriyani is a rice preparation originated in Indian subcontinents by Muslim royal families. This is typically prepared with meat, but, with times few more varieties have emerged and the most two popular forms other than meat is […]

 
Kancha Pepe Bharta (Papaya Mash)

Kancha Pepe Bharta (Papaya Mash)

Kancha Pepe or Raw Papaya is probably one of the most underestimate vegetable in any Bengali kitchen. We often remember it when someone is unwell in the house and the preparation is rather tremendously boring. Growing up, a runny curry with raw papaya and potato […]

 
Goalondo Steamer Curry or Steamer Fowl Curry

Goalondo Steamer Curry or Steamer Fowl Curry

Having my roots in Sylhet (now in Bangladesh) of Undivided India, I take pride and feel so much fascinated by the story of those boatmen, who, probably sylhetis, used to sing those Bhatiyali songs and cook their daily food completely ignorant about the fact that […]

 
Rui Macher Rosha (Rohu Fish Spicy Curry)

Rui Macher Rosha (Rohu Fish Spicy Curry)

Rui Mach (Rohu Fish) is probably the only fish that is available in abundance anywhere in India and my Bengali heart thanks the suppliers for that. This is the frequently bought fish in my home and I actually love to cook it in different ways […]

 
Kajoli Macher Jhaal (Gangetic Ailia in Mustard Gravy)

Kajoli Macher Jhaal (Gangetic Ailia in Mustard Gravy)

Kajoli Mach, also known as Gangetic Ailia, is a fresh water fish and belongs to the catfish family. This fish is typically available and popular in Indian subcontinent. This fish is relatively small and cooked whole in various delectable forms. Happen to be one of […]

 
Chhurpi Ko Achar – A Super Tasty Himalayan Side Dish

Chhurpi Ko Achar – A Super Tasty Himalayan Side Dish

Whenever I come back from a holiday, I literally suffer from travel-hangover for a long time. This time the suffering seems to be severe and I know why. The place I have been to is highly intoxicating (in a good way ofcourse). Yes, I am […]