Chingri Macher Paturi is a traditional Bengali dish that is steamed in banana leaves. This recipe is easy to follow and perfect for seafood lovers who want to enjoy authentic Bengali flavors. In this blog post, you will get step by step guide to marinating the prawns in spices and coconut, wrapping them in banana leaves, and cooking them to perfection.
Durga Pujo Bhuribhoj
Niramish Pathar Mangsho Recipe
This is the recipe for Bengali Mutton Curry without onion & garlic offered to the deity as ‘bhog’. Spiced with Indian spices like black peppercorn, cinnamon and cardamoms, this meat curry or mangshor jhol is a highlight of the Bengali recipes.
Here in this post, apart from sharing my family’s niramish panthar mangshor jhol recipe, I will tell you why this Bengali mangshor jhol is called ‘niramish’ and what is the purpose of this kind of cooking. Let’s start with understanding the concept of ‘niramish’.
Kosha Murgir Mangsho | Bengali Chicken Kosha Recipe (Instant Pot & Stove Top Method)
This Bengali Chicken Kosha is a timeless classic dry chicken curry recipe which is richly aromatic with Indian spices. The word ‘kosha’ means the spices and rest of the ingredients have been slow-cooked in its own juices and oil to release the most of its aromatics. Often paired with luchis or Bengali pooris, or Basanti Pulao, this chicken kosha is saved for the special meals!
Daab Chingri Recipe | Prawns cooked in Tender Coconut
This Daab Chingri recipe belongs to the annals of Bengali heritage cooking, which often enjoys the high rank of occasional festive cooking. A traditional Bengali festive meal gets an instant upgrade when this dish of daab chingri is made as a part of it. Here, prawns are cooked in a coconut based gravy inside a tender coconut. This process of cooking makes it uniquely delicious and flavourful.
Ice Cream Sandesh | Bhapa Sandesh Recipe
Bhapa Sandesh is a variety of Bengali sweets recipe where chena or cottage cheese is mixed with rest of the ingredients and is steam cooked. When served chilled, it is also known as Ice Cream Sandesh due to its creamy and rich texture.
Balushahi is a popular Indian sweet where a a round patty of pastry is deep fried and dipped in a thick flavored sugar syrup to coat it well. Known by its various names throughout the Indian subcontinent such as Balushahi mithai or Badusha, it is always a popular choice of Indian sweet for festivals and celebrations.
Bengali Sweet Pantua Recipe
Pantua recipe, much like other recipes of Bengali sweets, is a milk sweet dish where cow’s milk, in particular, is curdled to get some cheese which in turn gives these scrumptious sweets.