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.
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.
This Chicken Rezala cooked in Bengali style is a simple spin-off of a traditional Bengali dish called Mutton Rezala. It is a simple a delicious curry where the chicken meat is cooked in its own flavour, slightly accentuated by green cardamoms, coconut milk and nuts paste. This exotic chicken dish looks extravagant but comes together just as easily.
This Gurer Narkel Naru or Jaggery & Coconut Bliss Balls are a must during any Bengali festive celebration. All you need is some coconut & jaggery. That’s it. Both are abundantly available in a Bengali household and when combined together yields enough to cater to everyone in the family, from young to old because everyone is a big fan of this traditional Bengali sweet called Narkel Naru.
This Narkel Ghonto recipe is a unique Bengali vegetarian or ‘niramish’ dish where grated coconut has been stirfried with a handful of Indian spices. It strikes a unique balance between the sweetness of the freshly grated coconut and a subtle heat from green chilli.