Sujir Payesh — Semolina kheer–

This is a sweet dish which can be made during Puja or any special occassion—  During Sandhi Puja this dish is also offered to the Goddess —- since this is a very tasty sweet dish it can be had any day as a normal dessert 😊 Main Ingredient: A cup of Suji (semolina)  Sugar 100gm…

Rajma Chawal —– A simple , nutritive lunch —

This is a typical  North Indian dish which is equally loved by both adult and kids as well. Rich source of protein from  (kidney beans) and  carbohydrate from ( rice ) together makes an wholesome meal —- Main Ingredients 250 gms of Red kidney beans (Rajma) 2 medium sized onion paste 5 tsp of ginger…

Hot Thai Chicken —- Just Awesome—

Try it to believe it —– Awesome  —   Fabulous —- Amazing —-Succulent —- Flavourful —- Juicy —- Crunchy — Now I am falling short of adjective  —– Basically it is a fried chicken tossed in sweet and spicy sauce —- Pls do try this recipe —  You won’t regret at all   — Main Ingredients:…

Bengali Singara or Samosa

Beat the Monday blues with these homemade hot  Samosas — This is a must have snack during Bengali adda with a hot cup of chai —- A crunchy snack item–and still so easy to prepare —-  Main Ingredients: For Filling : 4 boiled potatoes ( small cubes) 4 to 5 boiled cauliflower florets 1/2 cup…

Ilish Bhapa (Steamed Hilsa)—

Monsoon and not having Ilish bhapa —  Impossible ——– Hilsa is the one of the most tasty and popular fish in Bengal– and it is a must have in monsoon’s during lunch — This dish is easy to prepare and tastes heavenly . Main Ingredients: 5 to 6 pieces of hilsa fish 3 to 4…

Chicken in Orange Juice —– :)

Had 500 gms of boneless chicken in my freezer — and it was  friday night — I had to make something special —- but it should be light on stomach also — (courtesy my spouse’s  stomach upset) — Was bored of making chilli chicken (one of son’s favourite dish ) — so vigorously went through…

Hello Kitty Tiffin box

This  tiffin box is a perfect way to take pack lunch for our little one’s —- They will love to have rice and omlette in this way without much hankering — with the perfect blend of carbohydrate and protein with some veggies —- you will also  be a satisfied mom in the end of the…

Bengali Fish Fry —-

An awesome snack which i made with bhetki fillet (Barramudi fish) — served with Kasundi ( mustard sauce) Whenever I miss Kolkata — I try to make this if I get hold of the fillets —- and it act’s like a balm  for me and my family — Usually served as a starter or a snack…

Radhaballavi — with alur dum- Must menu in bengali wedding —

In our childhood we just couldn’t think of a wedding without this combination as a starter and  this was followed by other scrumptuous dishes like Bengali  fish fry ( the recipe will be shared  in an another post ) , cholar dal , egg devil (will share ) , illish paturi  , Polau , mutton…

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani — Kolkata  (City Of Joy)

Tried my hand on this typical kolkata style biryani  — which you will not get anywhere else in India other than Kolkata — ( The City Of Joy )— which I love the most — but since I live in Pune — the saddest part is that  -it is hard to get it here —…

Sabudana Vada –A Perfect Snack For Monsoon —-

This is a popular Maharashtrian snack  which is made of  sago /tapioca pearls or sabudana . It is also served during fasting and these vada’s are soft from inside and crunchy on the outside Grt to have during monsoon’s when it is raining profusely outside , with a hot cup of masala chai — total…

Cherry Clafoutis

Made a simple and wonderful french dessert  named Clafoutis — with cherries —- It is a baked french dessert made of fruit —  traditionally of black cherries ( which can be substituted with plum, fig , apricot or berries)  arranged on a buttered dish , covered with a pancake like  batter. It can be also…