Kheerer Patishapta

Kheerer Patishapta

Poush sankranti or Poush parbon is celebrated on the auspicious day of Makara sankranti or the last day of Bengali month Poush. I quiet remember my childhood days. My mother, who was working as an emergency government servant, always had hectic schedule. Working night and 

Pantua

Pantua

Pantua… no this is not gulab jamun. Pantua is slightly different from gulab jamun. It uses chenna along with khoya in its preparation. It was my son’s third birthday celebration and I had invited few of our close friends for dinner. So, for this celebration 

Komolabhog

Komolabhog

Winter… A perfect time to make komolabhog. In this preparation, I have used juice only from fresh oranges and most importantly, no food colour. Being a researcher myself, I know the hazards of using these chemicals. This does not mean, I do not buy any 

Chhanar Payesh/Paneer Payasam

Chhanar Payesh/Paneer Payasam

Diwali, a celebration of the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. Wish you a blessed Diwali and spread sparkles of peace and goodwill. Fortunately, this Diwali being on the weekend we are able to celebrate it on the day. It is bustling 

Misti Bonde/Sweet Boondi

Misti Bonde/Sweet Boondi

Happy Bijaya Dashami and Dussehra to everyone!!! Bijaya dashami in a bengali household is incomplete without bonde. What else could I have posted on this day. Thank you for stopping by. If you like the recipe please hit like. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook. 

Chhanar Jilipi/Paneer Jalebi

Chhanar Jilipi/Paneer Jalebi

Chhanar Jilipi or Paneer Jalebi are jalebis made from Indian cottage cheese. They are just like the jalebis, slightly tough outside and succulent inside. As the festive season is about to begin, I am completely geared up to bring you some of my favorite dishes. 

Baked Rosogolla/Rasgulla

Baked Rosogolla/Rasgulla

Subho Mahalaya and Biswakarma Puja to all my readers!!! Bengali’s love for desserts is not a secret and no celebration is complete without a dessert. Rasgulla and rasmalai are one of the popular desserts of West Bengal. And you can call this dish as one 

Chhatur Barfi/ Sattu ki Barfi

Chhatur Barfi/ Sattu ki Barfi

Chhatu or Sattu is often consumed as drink in summer particularly in Bihar and by many Bihari immigrants in Bengal. while making a barfi from Sattu is not very common, I had this barfi once brought home by one of my father’s colleague from Bihar. 

Aam r bora/Mango fritters

Aam r bora/Mango fritters

It seems just yesterday that I started writing this blog; from a dream that I always cherished to a Facebook page and finally to this blog. Just a blink of the eye and a year has already passed. The anniversary of my blog then calls 

Rosomalai/ Angoori Rasmalai

Rosomalai/ Angoori Rasmalai

One of the most important festivals of the Muslims, Eid al-Fitr is celebrated with a lot of zest. From plates overladen with juicy, meaty starters to pots brimming with biriyanis and mutton dishes and some really heavenly desserts, like Phirni, Eid al-Fitr is a melange of