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Lamb Yakhni Pulao / Mutton Yakhni Pulao / Gosht Yakhni Pulao

Lamb Yakhni Pulao / Mutton Yakhni Pulao / Gosht Yakhni Pulao

It always amazes me to see and know about the rich food culture of India and the world around. I sometime wonder, what had actually passed through the mind of those food geniuses when they first invented their respective signature dishes. What could be the […]

 
Rui Macher Jhol (Bengali Style Rohu Fish Stew)

Rui Macher Jhol (Bengali Style Rohu Fish Stew)

I said many times earlier, yet again I am telling, I Love Fish. Fish curry is my ultimate go for dish. We Bengalis believe that every day is a fish day. We need fish for any occasion, we need fish for any mundane day. We […]

 
Sada Aloo Torkari (Bengali Style Potato Curry)

Sada Aloo Torkari (Bengali Style Potato Curry)

In any Bengali household, this is probably the most easy breakfast option when you are craving for something quick and simple yet wholesome and tasty. Always a made-in-heaven partner of Luchi (Bengali deep fried puffy bread), Sada Aloo Torkari is made with absolutely no spices. […]

 
Dimer Jhuri Torkari (Scrambled Egg Curry)

Dimer Jhuri Torkari (Scrambled Egg Curry)

They say “Sunday ho ya Monday, roz khao aande” and I follow them. My family has the custom of not saying no to eggs. My husband loves egg and can choose egg over any dish, any day. I often cook egg curry and try to […]

 
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 […]