Srilankan Chicken Curry —

A spicy , aromatic  Chicken Curry which is best made with chicken in bone —- Please avoid it if you are not a spice lover — since it is really a hot one —- After repeatedly cooking and having sweet (pithe , payesh , patishapta) for almost a week — since we Bengalis were celebrating…

Niramish Alur dum

Bengali Niramish Alur dum is a dum alu basically had during fasting or puja’s and is made without onion and garlic — Trust  me it tastes better than the other Amish version  ( using onion and garlic) one — This is perfect meal for any day or you serve it in special occasions — it goes…

Nolen Gurer Payesh — Happy Makar Sankranti —

Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival celebrated all over India and Nepal — It also marks the transition of Sun’s path onto Capricorn — This is one of the popular dish during sankranti and a must dish which will be prepared in each and every Bengali household — beside patishapta , pithe puli , gokul…

100 POSTS —–

When I started writing my first post — there was lot of excitement , coupled with fear —- of not knowing anybody in this blogging arena — Whether people will accept me as their friends or not? Whether they will like my recipes? But in this short period of time — the most wonderful things…

Carrot Halwa Cheesecake — A fusion dessert —

Gave my Gajar Halwa an Indian twist   from my leftover dessert — and it got transformed into a rich , creamer decadent no bake cake—  It is a great way to use leftover gajar halwa — in this it is mixed with fresh cream and hung curd mixture and layered over milk bikis biscuit —…

Carrot or Gajar Halwa

This is a carrot based dessert which is very popular in  India specially during winter season when we get a rich harvest of healthy carrots — It is one of the classic Indian sweets that never fail to impress anyone— Main Ingredients: 500 gm of grated carrot 2 cups of full fat milk 1/2 cup…

Simple Marinara Sauce with meatballs

This is a simple tomato sauce with some ripe tomatoes and some herbs work wonder for any  variety of spaghetti  or meatballs— It is really easy and tastes much better than the store brought ones— You can add any sausage  or meatballs to your liking and within half an hour or so your lunch will…

Dudh Puli — Winter Delicacy

These are  stuffed dumpling which are prepared by the Bengalis during winter season when date palm jaggery is  readily available and especially during Poush Parbon  (makar sankranti celebration or harvest festival) These are rice flour dumpling stuffed with coconut filling — then boiled in thickened milk pudding infused with jaggery — Main Ingredients: 2 cups…

Chicken Tikka Wrap — Indo western Style —-

This is a delicious high protein , super easy , healthy lunch or dinner option —- these wraps are filled with aromatic chicken tikka and flavours of  cucumber , tomato  and  onion — Today I gave it a special touch of mayo and English mustard sauce which took it up one notch higher than the…

Chicken Biryani with Leftover Dry Chicken Curry

When you get bored to eat the same leftover  dry chicken  curry  in  your fridge  from yesterday’s dinner — cook up this extremely easy chicken biryani which I am sure would be loved by your family—   It will be ready within an hour without all the hassles of a regular biryani — so  hey…

Apple-licious—- Apple Pie —-

My first experiment with Apple Pie and it came out so good — It is a fruit pie with the principal filling ingredient is that of apple — It’s a homemade goodness at it’s best — with its flaky crust and juicy  apple filling — A must try dessert during Christmas — Main Ingredients: 2…

Chicken Lasagna

While  craving for  some comfort food set’s in  — do try this creamy chicken lasagna with layers of cheese and  Bechamel Sauce — and Christmas round the corner  ,  with slight chill in the air  — it will be nice to bite into a large  piece of  Chicken Lasagna— Main Ingredients: 250 gm of chicken…