Tomato Soup

Foggy mornings, warm clothes and a bowl of fresh tomato soup is perfect to warm you up on a winter day.This recipe is adopted from my Mom’s Kitchen.The soup is so comforting that I love to make it at least once during every winter season. The soup is healthy,rich ,creamy,comforting and will help you stay…

Ghugni/Yellow Peas Curry

Ghugni is a very popular street food in Kolkata.It’s a simple dish made with dried yellow peas and cooked with delicate spices, served as chaat with some chopped onions, green chilies, chopped coriander,dash of lemon juice or tamarind chutney and finally finishes off with roasted masala(Bhaja Mosla) on top of  it.In Kolkata street vendors sells…

Kalojeera diye Aloo r Torkari (Potato curry with Nigella seeds)

Subho Ashtami/শুভ অষ্টমী… kalojeera diye aloor torkari is a signature Bengali dish which is generally served with hot luchis(puris).I love this curry since my childhood.My grandma used to make it for us during puja and I learned this dish from her.The best things about this curry is that it’s very easy to make with very…

Eggless Chocolate Mousse with a hint of Coffee

The creamy,luscious,rich eggless chocolate mousse is Valentine’s special recipe.And obviously I am too late, to be precise 1week late .As you know it’s not always possible for me to post the recipe on time like others does.Sorry for the bad excuses. 😛 Cerebrating Valentine’s day at the age of 31 sounds silly and stupid for…

Chicken Nuggets Sandwich & New Year resolutions

Happy New Year everyone!!! So it’s 2017….A New year, and finally the time for New Year resolutions.So what’s your New year resolution??? It’s always easy to pick some resolution ,However at the end it’s extremely difficult to keep them.I generally believe in goals (or you can say I prefer to set a target)for each year…

Uche dal/Bitter gourd Lentil Soup(Bengali “Tetor Dal”)

Navratri has already begun and our Durga Puja is just around the corner and you must be wondering that why I am sharing this dal recipe!!!!Right?Now let me tell you the reason behind sharing this simple dal recipe.I am on detox(eliminating toxins) diet for a week just to rest my digestive system so that I…

“Tel Potol”….Pointed Gourd in a thick oily gravy

It’s a very simple recipe so I was in dilemma before posting the recipe.Then I thought why always I should post occasional or special recipe in my blog?So decided that from now onwards I am going to share some of my favorite regular recipes,which I prefer to cook on weekdays. Now coming to “Tel Potol”…Pointed…

Bengali Aloor Dum/Dum aloo/Spicy Baby potato curry

  A super simple baby potato curry with onions, tomatoes and spices. It’s perfect with flat breads. Last weekend was one of the relaxing and cooking kind. I picked up 1kg of baby potatoes and wanted to prepare my all time favorite Bengali style aloor Dum/Dum Aloo curry.The curry is super easy to prepare and…

Moong Daler khichuri

We Bongs prefer to have Khichuri/Khichri specially during Monsoon.It’s a very well-known Bengali dish associated with the monsoon; rice and dal cooked together and Served with ghee & lots of different fries…. But sometimes in winter season we prefer to have Khichuri/khichri with all the veggies and  we called it “siter Khichri”(winter khichri).Other than this…

Raw Mango Rice Recipe (Andhra Style)-Mamidikaya Pulihora

 As a mark of new season, mangoes are available and grown in India during April-june season. At home, we end up making variety of dishes, pickles, salad with mangoes. This is a rice dish made out of raw mango which is spicy, tangy and yummy for summer season.It’s a version of Mango rice (Andhra style)…