Aloo Chop is a deep-fried snack where a patty of spiced mashed potato is dipped in a batter before deep-frying. It is a popular evening snack, often served with a bowl of muri or puffed rice, sliced onion and a couple of green chillies.
This Bhuni Khichuri can give a pulao/pilaf run for money in terms of grandeur and taste. Pair it with Kosha Mangsho or Illish maach for a meal fit for kings
This Bengali Fish Fry is popular street food from Kolkata, that hardly needs an introduction. Beautifully carved Bhetki (Barramundi or Seabass) fish fillet, marinated in onion, ginger, garlic & chilli juice before dipped in an egg wash & breaded for frying them to perfection.
This Aloo Dum recipe is one of the most popular Bengali dishes, often made on a repeat as a breakfast dish served with Luchis. It is a simple potato curry with a dry gravy made of ginger, tomato and a handful of spices & can be made within 30 mins flat.
This recipe for chocolate brownies is not just easy but needs pantry staple ingredients only. A good quality cocoa powder, butter, flour, eggs and sugar. That’s it.
This Katla Macher recipe of using the macher tel or fish fat is one of the unique dishes popular in my family. Here, the katla macher tel that is fish fat and its liver is fried in some mustard oil along with chopped onion and a handful of rice. This in itself is a dish and doesn’t need any side dish to go with.