Bengali Fish Fry

Bengalis are known for their love for fish. This fry is not the everyday fish fry, that’s known as maach bhaja. This fry is served as a starter with mustard sauce and onion ring. Enjoy this simple yet delicious fish fry   Ingredients: Fish Fillet (cut in pieces)- 10-12 Lemon Juice-2tbsp Green Chilly paste-1tbsp Dry Mint…

Chatpata Gobhi

Bored of same recipes of cauliflower? Try this spicy yet tangy recipe of cauliflower. Since childhood my mom’s recipe diary has been my personal favourite, where she keeps jotting down recipes in her own style. When you are in need, some mouth watering, easy yet delicious recipes would come out of it. This recipe is…

Gandharaj Chicken Kebab

Like Thai people have kaffir lime, Carribean people have key lime, we, Bengalis have our very own Gandharaj lebu or lime. It has an unique aroma and flavour. Gandharaj is basically a ‘Rangpur’ lime, the title goes back to its origin in east Bengal, where their heady aroma hangs in the air. This place, Rangpur, is…

Chicken Rezala

  Chicken Rezala, a Bengali favourite, where chicken is cooked in a thick gravy of cashew-poppy seed paste in a dollop of ghee. This white chicken curry tastes awesome with Paratha or Naan. I have used White sesame seed instead of poppy seed as it is unavailable in the country where I stay. It is…

Punjabi Murgh Kadhi

Kadhi is a Punjabi dish, in which onion pakoras are cooked in a gravy made of chickpea flour and yogurt. It is a vegetarian dish. But I gave it a twist, instead of onion pakodas, I added chicken pakodas, hence making it a non vegetarian dish. Try out this simple yet mouth watering kadhi. Ingredients:…

Bengali Crab Kalia

Kalia is a bengali term which means a spicy tomato based gravy. It can be used for veg as well as non veg curries. Enjoy this simple yet delicious crab curry. Ingredients: Crab-4-5pcs Cumin seed-1/4tsp Onion-1cup Tomato-1pc,cut in cubes Yogurt-1tbsp Ginger-garlic paste-1tbsp Turmeric powder-1tsp Red chilly powder-11/2tsp Kashmiri red chilly powder-11/2tsp Potato-1pc cut in cubes…

Black Grape Parfait

Delicious and mouthwatering dessert or snack is prepared with fruits, yogurt and granola. Here instead of granola, muesli is used. Any sweet fruit of the season can be used for this healthy yet yummy parfait glass Ingredients: Hung Curd: 1cup Black Grapes: 15-20pcs +10-15pcs Muesli-For garnishing Method: Blend hung curd with 15 grapes. Check the…

Aam Gandharaj mutton (Mango Gandharaj lemon mutton)

Like Thai people have kaffir lime, Carribean people have key lime, we, Bengalis have our very own Gandharaj lebu or lime. It has an unique aroma and flavour. Gandharaj is basically a ‘Rangpur’ lime, the title goes back to its origin in east Bengal, where their heady aroma hangs in the air. This place, Rangpur, is…

Crispy Fried Fish Combo

You must have tried this recipe in different form in restaurants. Try this simple yet yummy recipes at home. Crispy fried fish Ingredients: Boneless fish-7-8pcs Salt-to taste Black pepper-4tsp Maida-1/2cup Rice flour-1/2cup Egg-2pcs Soda-1/2can Oil-for frying Method: Marinade fish with salt and 2tsp for 30min. Mix all dry ingredients. Coat the fish with extra rice…

Goan Black Pomfret Hooman

Ingredients: Black Pomfret- 4-5pieces Grated coconut-1/2cup Tamarind-1small size Turmeric powder-1tsp Dry red chillies- 4-5pcs Peppercorns-5-6pcs Coriander seeds-1/2tsp Chpped onion-1/2cup Oil-1tsp+1tsp For Marination: Turmeric powder-1tbsp Red chilly powder-1/2tbsp Salt-to taste Method: Marinade the fish for half an hour. Grind grated coconut, turmeric powder, tamarind, peppercorns, coriander seeds and dry red chillies. Take 1tsp oil in pan,…

Fish Raita

You must have tried cucumber raita, boondi raita or fruits raita. Try out this simple yet yummy fish raita. Ingredints: Boneless fish- 6-7pcs Salt-to taste Oil-1tbsp Black Mustard seed-1tsp Curry leaves-Handful of it Tamarind pulp-1tsp Sugar-1tbsp Masala(Dry roast jeera powder and grind it)-1tsp White mustard powder-1tsp Black salt-to taste Grated carrot-From 1pc carrot Grated Cucumber-…

Creme Caramel

Crème caramel or caramel pudding is a custard dessert with a layer of pudding with a soft caramel top. The dish is eaten throughout the world. try out this simple dish in pressure cooker. Ingredients: Sugar-150gms Milk-480ml Eggs-3pcs Vanilla extract-2.5ml Water-250ml     Method: First prepare the caramel: In a small heavy sauce pan, combine 100gm…