This is a classic bhapa chingri recipe where the prawns are smeared with a paste of mustard seeds, poppy seeds and grated coconut, and steamed inside a parcel made of lau pata or bottle gourd leaves. Quite a unique rendition of chingri macher paturi recipe where the prawn mix is rolled up inside an envelope of edible leaves of lau patay, instead of kolapata or banana leaves. Hence making the entire dish edible. Amazing right, how we Bengalis can turn anything into an exotic delicacy!
This simple mango mojito recipe is a summer favourite fresh mango drink recipe, also perfect for every member of the family. I would say, bring out your biggest pitcher and make a big batch of this mango mojito mocktail recipe using season’s fresh mangoes, a handful of mint leaves and lemons.
Matka Kulfi is an Indian summer dessert where milk is thickened with chopped nuts and saffron before freezing them in, either terracotta moulds (known as matka or matki) or conical kulfi moulds. It is kind of a no-churn Indian ice cream that is rich, creamy and has chopped nuts in it. With a little bit of planning and overnight chilling, I will tell you how to make some delicious homemade kesar-badam matka kulfi using Milkmaid or condensed milk.
This Ol Bhaate, also known as ‘ol makha’ is a simple Bengali side dish where elephant foot yam or suran is cooked till soft and tender and then mashed with couple of ingredients. This oal bhate recipe is mostly served with the rice for a lunch meal, and is consumed in the beginning of the meal. Like most of the Bengali daily cooking recipes, it is simple, hassle-free and easy to digest recipe.
This Egg Drop Curry is perhaps, the easiest Egg Curry recipe that you will ever come across. Here, a gravy of onion, tomato, ginger and garlic is prepared and in the end, little wells are made where each egg is dropped and allowed to cook. Fascinating right? No need to boil eggs beforehand and no need to peel eggs. A simple one-pan egg curry recipe that can be served with both rice as well as rotis or chapattis.
This baby potato or choto alur dom is a grand recipe in its own ways. On one side it is a simple recipe that calls for absolutely pantry staple ingredients, yet this choto alur dom only seldom makes an appearance on the everyday menu. The preparation of these baby potatoes may look elaborate, but in the end, it is absolutely delightful to have these curried small potatoes served with luchis or porotas.