Muger beguni

Muger beguni

Begunis are a deliciously simple Bengali style fritter associated with monsoon season in the country. While begunis or eggplant dipped in chickpea flour batter or besan is the most popular way of making begunis, muger beguni is a special one. Thinly sliced eggplant coated in spiced mug 

Keema Moglai Porota

Moglai porota… was a part of many of our celebrations during our childhood. Bhalo result in school to guests at home , it was mostly moglai porota and chaa. While this is chicken keema moglai porota that I prepared, my father had once made moglai 

Machher chop/ Fish croquette

It is three years now since we have been able to fly to India and more than I guess five to six years since I have touched my mother’s feet on poila boisakh. In this era of smart phones, subho noboborsher priti o subhechha is 

Chingrir Peyaji

While the entire week our daily grind keeps us busy, our weekends are often a treat. Therefore, all the posts that come up on my blog are mostly prepared during the weekends. Also, it kind of maintains a balance between light and oily food. During 

Bakarkhani/Puran Dhaka style Bakarkhani

Bakarkhani is a popular thick flatbread from Mughlai cuisine. However, there are many variations to it. While the Dhaka style Bakarkhani is a crispy biscuit like preparation, Sylheti Bakarkhani is like a paratha and is enjoyed by many with hot and spicy chicken and mutton 

Chhana Koraishutir cutlet

Wishing all the lovely women a Happy Women’s Day. This day, I thought of treating myself with something special. Hence, decided to prepare these lovely cutlets. Well… my husband and my son did get a share. But, I prepared them because I wanted to have 

Chhola Bhuna/Kala Chana Chaat

Step by step instructions to prepare Chhola Bhuna/Kala Chana Chaat Cook the black chickpeas and potatoes in a pot with salt and water until soft. Be careful not to overcook them. In a kadai, heat oil. Once the oil is hot, temper the oil with 

Dimer Devil/ Bengali style egg cutlet

Egg Devil aka Bengali Dimer Devil is a popular street food of Kolkata. Preferably hanser dim/Duck egg wrapped in a layer of meat rolled in bread crumb and deep fried along with a cup of steaming tea and some kashundi and ketchup on the side 

Mackerel Batter Fry

Mackerel is a sea fish which oozes out lots of oil. It is a good source of omega 3 fatty acids. While I was pursuing my higher studies in Pune, I remember these fishes to be called Bangda in Marathi and the popular preparation of 

Mangsher Singara/ Keema Samosa

This day reminds me of tirelessly hopping shops for pujor bazaar. Evenings were spent meticulously choosing a matching blouse for ashtamir saree, onna for salwar kameez. Once this was accomplished, without delay we used to jump into cosmetic shops for matching nail polish, matching earrings,