Chanachur (চানাচুর):Mom’s homemade mixture

I have been on vacation so could not blog for couple of weeks …Now I am Back ! Recharged and rejuvenated after visiting my hometown and spending some quality time with my family. 😀 😀 Finally the much awaited blog post is here!!!And it’s related to my recent visit to my hometown.You must be curious…

English Breakfast(Lazy weekend breakfast)

“Breakfast Like a King, Lunch Like a Prince, and Dinner Like a Pauper”…Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we should not skip it at all.But unfortunately I am not that lucky to have a lavish breakfast everyday like a king.:P Due to time limitation most of the days I grab a …

Strawberry Kiwi Parfait..Valentine’s Day special

It’s Valentine’s day and Love is in the Air!!!I can feel it. Wishing all of you a very Happy Valentine’s Day … 🙂 The best way to someone’s heart is through their stomach,Right?Ans it’s truly applicable for me.Because my Husband is a big foodie.He loves to eat and I love to cook.Sounds like “Match Made…

Aloo Paratha

Aloo paratha needs no introduction,it’s a very popular recipe from Punjab.But here I have modified the recipe and gave a bit twist.In the dough I have added chopped mint leaves and trust me it’s taste divine. Ingredients: For Potato stuffing: 2 cups/500 gm boiled and mashed potatoes 2-3 medium sized green chillis,finely chopped handful of…

“Dahi Vada” & 3rd Blog Anniversary

It’s been 3 years since I started my blog“Weekndbites”.Yes,still I can’t believe!!!Thank you all.A big Thanks to all my Readers,Friends and Family members for all your love and support.And a special thanks for those who tried my recipes. Sometimes I receive special feedback from few of my friends and colleagues(who tried my recipes), and it’s…

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…

Nimki…a crispy savory snack for Diwali

 Nimiki/Kucho Nimki/Namak Para is a very popular snacks from Bengal.Nimki is a crispy  savory snacks made of  flour and  delicately seasoned with cumin seeds/ carom seeds/nigella seeds and finally deep fired in hot oil.It’s generally served during  festivals like Dussehra(Vijaya Dashami),Diwali. On the day of Vijaya Dashami(the last day of Durga Puja) almost all Bongs…

Moglai Porota/Mughlai Paratha

Wish you all a Very Happy Durga Puja/Subho Sharodiya…… Countdown has begun, Bengali’s biggest festival, Durga Puja finally started!!! I am excited and at the same time bit sad. 🙁 So far I’ve celebrated Durga puja in Kolkata and Delhi.But this time, things seems to be a little different for me..I am far away from…

Monsoon Cravings

Monsoon is here!!! It’s Raining heavily outside and all you want is a hot cup of tea/coffee and some hot and spicy snack like pakora or samsoa etc. Sounds Yummyyy Isn’t it? Well I guess for me this is the best part of the monsoon. Other than that I hate few things such as water…