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.
Kacha Aam Dal or Tok Dal is synonymous with Indian summers. The subtle tang balanced with the sweetness is perfect to soothe the tormented body as well as the soul battling Indian heat. Lentils are cooked and then mixed with spices and fried raw mangoes. To finish a generous amount of sugar is added to balance the tartness. In the end, you get a medley of flavours that can be served with rice and aloo posto.
Aloo Posto is a classic Bengali dish where potatoes are cooked with poppy seed paste. if there is any dish that screams comfort food in Bengali cuisine then it has to be this aloo posto. It is a vegan, gluten-free vegetarian, dairy-free, recipe. It comes together in 15 minutes and is often served with the side of rice and Dal.
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.
This Indian version of raw mango salad is slightly similar to the Thai Green Mango Salad or Som Tum Mamuang, except it is completely vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and nuts free. This plant-based green mango salad recipe is delicious and healthy in different ways. In this post I have described the exact way of putting together this tangy unripe mango salad recipe.
Batata Vada is Indian style potato fritters with a spicy filling of garlic and peanuts. This is a Gujrati delicacy is perfect as an evening snack with chai or tea. Plus it is a great crowd-pleaser. Once prepped, fry it in a huge batch and serve immediately.