Cholar Dal Recipe│Bengali Chana Daal Recipe

This cholar dal recipe is the ‘queen’ of Bengali vegetarian recipes, which can be found to be part of every menu.  Now, if you have a close look at any Bengali vegetarian cookbook, you would quickly notice that every recipe is made without using onion or garlic. Especially the fasting recipes, which are completely devoid…

Aloo Chorchori | Bengali Potato Stew Recipe

Ideal Bengali breakfast calls for Luchi Aloo Tarkari We Bengalis hold our luchi aloo tarkari combination very close to our heart. No celebration is complete without a sacrilegious meal of deep-fried luchi or Bengali pooris and a simple stew of potatoes. By now, you must have realized that we simply adore potatoes. Starting from simple…

Hinger Kochuri│Bengali Asafoetida-Stuffed Bread Recipe

I never realized this before, but when you translate Hinger Kochuri, you actually get yourself a tongue twisting English nomenclature for it. If we go for a complete translation, then it comes out something like this – Asafoetida-stuffed, Unleavened, Deep-fried Indian Bread. Well, however bombastic it may sound or appear to be, this hinger kochuri…