Aloo Methi is a simple vegetarian Indian side dish where fresh fenugreek leaves are stir-fried with potatoes and mild spices. Also popularly known as aloo methi sabji, this is usually served with some dal and chapattis or rice. This simple aloo methi recipe is a vegan, gluten-free, nuts & dairy-free dish which incorporates the nutritional benefits of season’s fresh methi leaves or fenugreek leaves.
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’.
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!
These Thai style chicken cakes are downright addictive. With perfectly balanced flavours, these come together in no time. Even if you don’t have red curry paste in your pantry, neither the time to make some, you can still make these Thai-style chicken fritters in a jiffy.
Besan Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet, which is made and consumed throughout the year. Besan means Bengal Gram flour and ladoo means round balls. Here, the besan or gram flour is thoroughly roasted in ghee or clarified butter and then added with sugar and spices. Besan ke ladoo is particularly very popular as Diwali sweets or during other festivals and marriages.
This recipe of breakfast sausages sauteed with herbs in butter is perhaps the easiest beer snacks recipe that you can imagine. All you need to do is chop up some breakfast sausages and plop them on a skillet with a knob of butter and a handful of aromatics. That’s it. Toss…toss…and there you have it. A delicious way to cook breakfast sausages that is just not limited to your breakfast table.
This Masoor Dal Pulao is an excellent plant-based one-pot dish for those who are looking for vegan and gluten-free rice dishes. Here, red lentils have been cooked with some basmati rice and veggies to give you a wholesome meatless rice meal. To make life easier, I am sharing the masoor pulao recipe – the instant pot version.