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Chicken Rezala/Bangladeshi White Chicken Korma

Chicken Rezala/Bangladeshi White Chicken Korma

Bong’s craving for Mughlai food has not been a secret. Be it Biriyani, chaap or desserts like sheer khurma or phirni. Chicken Rezala is one of them. The nutty sauce with flavors of kewra and mitha attar creates an impeccable ambience of Mughlai cuisine on 

Cream of chicken soup

Cream of chicken soup

I am sure many of you must have ordered “cream of chicken soup” in a restaurant. The silkiness of the soup, with flavors of thyme and chicken in it makes it, a scrumptious appetizer, especially for such winter evenings. A dish sure to produce a 

Paneer r sabji die bhaja moong daal

Paneer r sabji die bhaja moong daal

Bhaja moong daal with oodles of vegetables, chunks of paneer and dollop of ghee, a dish perfect for winter weekend lunch. I call this winter because the veggies used to prepare this dish are cauliflower, carrots, peas which were earlier winter vegetables. But these days, 

Jhiri jhiri aloo bhaja/Potato shoestring fries

Jhiri jhiri aloo bhaja/Potato shoestring fries

Aloo in any form has always been a bong’s favorite. Aloo bhaja, aloo posto, aloor dum, aloo bhorta or mangser jhol r aloo (potato in meat curry). But this particular aloo bhaja finds a special place in bong’s cuisine. Daal, jhiri jhiri aloo bhaja, a 

Dhonepata bata/ Pickled coriander leaves

Dhonepata bata/ Pickled coriander leaves

Dhonepata bata is a relish that my mother prepares often during winters when we get good produce of dhonepata/ coriander/ cilantro. So this recipe is from my mother’s kitchen. I am sure you will like it. You can increase the heat and tanginess according to 

Chicken Cutlet in Bengali style

Chicken Cutlet in Bengali style

Anyone who did not have chicken cutlet ever, might be wondering what is unique about these cutlets? What do you mean by “chicken cutlet in Bengali style”. These cutlets are particularly unique because of their diamond shape. Also, they are unique because these cutlets are 

Mutton Kosha/Bengali Kosha Mangsho

Mutton Kosha/Bengali Kosha Mangsho

Mutton Kosha is a dish popular in Bengalis during Durga Puja, Poilabaisakh, Kali Puja and many other occasions. All you need to prepare good mutton Kosha is patience. I have heard many popular chefs saying that the texture of mutton degrades on pressure cooking, which 

Aloor dum in Bengali style

Aloor dum in Bengali style

Luchi Aloor dum…is an emotion for a bong. I am sure it will be difficult to find a bong who does not love luchi and aloor dum. Now, when it is the season of choto aloo/ baby potatoes, aloor dum is absolutely a mandatory preparation 

Bori/ Dried lentil dumplings

Bori/ Dried lentil dumplings

The other day I was talking to my mother, she told me that my dida use to prepare boris at home. Honestly, these days no one does that. Bori is an integral part of Bengali cuisine. Bori is added to many sabjis as well as