Lobongo Lotika, also known as Laung Latika is a classic Bengali sweetmeat where a pastry dough envelops a stuffing made of milk solid known as kheer. The folds are sealed using a lobongo or a clove before they are deep-fried and dunked in thick sugar syrup. This Bengali sweet recipe of lobongo lotika gives you the perfect crunchy texture on the outside with a juicy and rich centre.
This ada diye kacha muger dal recipe combines the goodness of moong dal and ginger though a simple Bengali dal recipe. It is easy, quick and absolutely light on the tummy. This muger dal recipe is brimming with goodness of moong dal and anti-inflammatory benefits of ginger. If you are looking for easy Bengali dal recipes, then this vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free moong dal recipe in Bengali style should hit the spot!
This creamy butter chicken recipe is probably one of the most identifiable Indian chicken curry. It is luscious, creamy and when served with rice or some delicious naan, it makes for a delicious yet comforting meal. Here, in this post I will tell you how to make simple butter chicken at home from scratch.
Bandhakopi Chechki is the simplest form of a Bengali cabbage stirfry recipe. Here finely sliced bandhakopi (cabbage in English or pattagobhi in Hindi) is allowed to steam cook in its own juice till it looses some of its texture and becomes soft and much flavorful. Often served for breakfast, this bandhakopi recipe in Bengali style pairs superb with Bengali luchis or paranthas.
Peraki is a seasonal Bengali dessert that resembles a turnover with a rich stuffing of milk solids or khowa, grated coconut, chopped nuts and date palm jaggery. These are deep-fried and then dipped in warm sugar syrup to get a crunchy texture on the outside while the centre remains juicy.
Chana Bhapa is a unique Bengali cottage cheese recipe where the ‘chana’ or homemade paneer is steamed in a gravy of freshly ground paste of mustard seeds. Also known as a recipe of paneer bhapa (where bhapa means steamed), this chanar recipe in Bengali cuisine stands its ground for being one of its kind.