Egg bhurji —- Scrambled egg Indian Style

This egg dish is popular in north and western indian, it is effectively a  dry and  spicy version of scrambled eggs . It’s a super fast recipe  with very few ingredients in hand, you can have a very comforting and no fuss meal , it can be had with rotis or parathas or even bread…

Fish Kalia — (Spicy fish in  tomato gravy)

Fish is dominant  protein in Bengali  cuisine.  Mostly in every Bengali household it  is a daily household affair barring one or few days , when they go veg or either have mutton or chicken on their head — and sometimes fish and chicken , mutton both together on the  same  plate —- There is a…

Chicken Burger

This fast food is popular mostly in North America which consists of chicken fillet, patty , toppings or bread. This chicken can be deep  fried, roasted or grilled according to mood and your choice. I was in a mood to make chicken burger  but did not have the patience to make burger patty   which…

Aam Kasundi —-Bengali Mustard Sauce with Raw Mango—–

This is a typical Bengali  cuisine with  tangy and sour mangoes  which are now available abundantly in this season. Every year I try to make  2 jar of these –  one for my family and one for my neighbours. 🙂 This is the first batch this year , since I started blogging a  week back,…

Lemon Rice

In this sweltering heat , temperature hovering  around 40 degree celcius in India , it had to be Lemon Rice. Cool and giving comfort to the soul and also some respite from heat. This is widely cooked in South India and prepared with a simple tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilli .  This…

Nasigoreng — An Indonesian Fried Rice

This dish in one word can be described as an Indonesian fried rice served with fried egg (sunny side up), some prawn crackers and fresh salad. This type of fried rice can be made within 15 to 20 mins as long as you have some leftover rice ,  boiled chicken, prawn or both on your…

Kesari Phirni

To start with Phirni is the easiest sweet dessert that one can make and an ideal dessert dish to try for a beginner. This is a type of rice pudding , prepared with soaked and  then grinded  raw rice paste, full cream milk , sugar and cardamom powder. Various types of phirni’s are there , to…

Double Coloured Cornflour Halwa

This has become a favourite dessert  within my family from the time I have tried the recipe .  This has a very few ingredients and can be made in a jiffy, needs only 1 hr setting time and 15 min cooking time. This halwa is basically made of cornflour not semolina (suji). This is a…

Oreo Cheese Cake

Beginning my first blog today with a sweet note.  Since from my childhood I heard and believed that any kind of celebration should incorporate something sweet, it may be kheer, sweets from the market, or at least jaggery . And now my passion for food led me to this celebration of creating something precious from…

Chicken Tikka Salad

This is a  mixed salad consisting of  boneless chicken pieces marinated in hung curd and garam masala and served on a bed of spring onion , cucumber, onion and lettuce leaves. It serves as a healthy no fuss dinner — when you are too tired to make dinner or too bored with regular dal ,…

Awesome blogger Award

Dear all, This is my first award from the blogging community and I am very much thrilled to get it and happy to share with you all —- I am so  happy and honored to be nominated for the Awesome Blogger Award by an amazing, energetic and enthusiastic blogger  Nisha  from InspiresN (https://inspiresn.wordpress.com/)I am so grateful…

Granola Bar — Super Healthy Breakfast

Granola bar can be used as a Breakfast item or also as a snack item, it consists of nutritious healthy ingredients like oats, nuts and  honey , here I have used wheat bran also to make it more nutritious . The ingredients are mixed and baked until crisp and golden brown in colour. It is…

Chicken Curry with a Twist —

This is a simple chicken curry with Raw Mango Paste marination. The preparation of  this dish is same as any other ordinary indian chicken curry but the twist I have given here is that I have marinated the chicken with raw mango paste and opted out of yoghurt or tomato puree this time as our…

Steamed Chicken Momo

Momo’s are a popular traditional Tibetan dish, they are so popular that they are considered as the region’s national dish . They are steamed or fried with minced meat or vegetable filling, and best served piping hot with tomato or schezwan sauce . It is prepared in two stages — At first the dough needs to…

Homemade Schezwan Sauce

It is a fusion of Indo-Chinese recipe of hot and spicy chilli sauce. Schezwan sauce can be made quickly and easily at home. It is originally made with schezwan pepper and garlic and it goes well with chinese as well as indian dishes. It can be used as a sauce in noodles , fried rice…

Methi Malai Paneer (Fresh Cottage cheese )

This creamy Paneer dish is typically a vegetarian main dish accompanied by  Naan, Roti or Paratha.  It is prepared with fresh methi leaves which has a somewhat bitter in taste but when incorporated in this dish it get’s an additional flavour. This is a simple dish get’s prepared in 20 minutes  and it is absolutely…

Bengali Chicken Curry And Rice —

In my childhood days this menu was a must on sunday afternoon’s,  either it would be mutton or chicken curry  with steamed rice accompanied with some bitter gourd fry and in the end some chatni (Pickle). Those days we were not exposed to diner’s , restaurant’s food and we would wait eagerly for this aromatic…

Mad Over Doughnut —

A doughnut is a type of fried dough confectionery dessert  food.  This type of dessert or sweet snack is favourite in many countries — These are typically ring-shaped, with or without a hole,  glazed with various types of toppings like sugar , chocolate and maple syrup. I have made three types of ring doughnuts today…