This Doi Lau (dahi wali lauki ki sabji) or bottle gourd in yoghurt curry is the perfect vegetarian side dish for summers. It is light, with practically no spice in it and comes together in no time. Hence, no more than 10 minutes of standing in the kitchen! Also, this is a great vegetarian recipe for those who are looking for weight-loss recipes.
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 koraishutir kochuri recipe in Bengali style is a winter special dish, where a spicy filling of peas is filled and stuffed inside the dough before rolling them into deep-fried flatbreads known as kochuri or kachoris. Often paired with spicy potato curry called aloo dum or cholar dal, it makes an indulgent meal fit for the king.
This is a no-cook Green Chilli Hot Sauce recipe that needs only a handful of ingredients and a week’s time to mature. Simply chop everything together and put them in a jar, and keep it in your fridge. In seven days you will have the BEST green chili hot sauce recipe, ready.
This Beguner Birinchi recipe is my family’s classic favourite Bengali eggplant recipe. Thick slices of eggplant are char-grilled and then simmered in a tomato-based gravy. Pair it with an Indian flatbread like chapatti (flour tortillas) or serve it with a big bowl of rice for a hearty meal.
Kalakand is a South Asian sweetmeat, made with fresh cottage cheese, milk and sugar. Said to have its origin in Alwar in Rajasthan, it is hugely popular in the Indian subcontinent and can be found at every sweet shop. This is a quick & easy recipe for kalakand, using freshly curdled cheese or paneer, a can of condensed milk and a tiny bit of sugar.