Tag: loveforfood

Biulir daal/ Kolai r daal/ Uraad daal

Biulir daal/ Kolai r daal/ Uraad daal

Biulir daal aka Kolai r daal with ada mouribata( ginger and fennel paste) is a quintessential Bengali dish. It goes best with aloo posto or any posto dish. But unfortunately, during this time of lockdown, when I am running out of posto, I have served 

Machher dim bhapa

Machher dim bhapa

Machher dim or fish roe are already in the market. And we are “bongs”–fish lovers. Therefore, we eat every part of a fish, be it fish head in murighonto, daal or machher dim. Machher dim is mostly made into “boras” or pakoras by my mother. But, I being 

Street style vegetable chowmein/ Vegetable noodles

Street style vegetable chowmein/ Vegetable noodles

Hailing from Jalpaiguri, chowmein/noodles was an obligatory post on my blog. Contrary to Kolkata where telebhajas are more popular street food, North Bengal favors chowmein, momo and thukpa. Nevertheless, chowmein is also popular in other parts of West Bengal as well as India. This stir 

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 

Phirni

Phirni

Phirni…. “seta abar ki?(what is that) is what I thought when a friend of mine ordered it in a restaurant in Kolkata many years back. Within a few minutes of the phirni arriving our table, I found myself licking off the bowl of phirni. Phirni 

Chingri maach die palong saak/ Spinach with shrimps

Chingri maach die palong saak/ Spinach with shrimps

Whenever I asked my mom achha maa maach die palong shaak ranna kora jai na? (Can we add fish to spinach) She use to reply me Na na palong shak r niraamish ranna i bhalo lage (spinach tastes best when cooked as vegetarian dish) till 

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 

Nolen gurer rosogolla

Nolen gurer rosogolla

Rosogolla again!!!!! This is what I thought when I decided to prepare nolen gurer rosogolla for the blog. As a blogger, I began my journey with rosogolla and then, I have also prepared baked rosogolla. Ok I know, that there is not much difference in 

Aloo peyaj posto

Aloo peyaj posto

Aloo posto….. does it need an introduction??? Aloo posto with daal, gorom gorom bhaat is a sublime match for dupurer “bhaat ghum”. Aloo posto is that vegetarian dish which I guess is prepared once in few days in every bong’s house. Another posto dish which 

Chicken Bharta in Bengali Style

Chicken Bharta in Bengali Style

Chicken Bharta aka bhorta, is a Dhaba style dish in which the chicken slices are cooked in a rich and creamy sauce of egg yolks, cashew nuts and flavorful spices. This is absolutely not a dish of Bengali origin but Kolkata has added its essence