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!
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.
If there is anything close to a Bengali’s heart, then it has to be this Bengali Mutton Curry or পাঁঠার মাংসের ঝোল. Popularly known as robibarer mangshor jhol recipe, this is, a Sunday lunch menu staple where a runny goat meat curry made with big chunks of potatoes is served with rice and a wedge of lemon. This mutton curry in Bengali style is so popular that most Bengalis would wait for the entire week to have this over the weekend!
This Chicken Pulao recipe is again a one-pot recipe that requires minimum hassle for a delicious meal. The only key point to this recipe is the way of frying the sliced onions so that it gets the golden-brown shade, as we call it birista or beresta. Which in turn gives the pulao its dark caramelised brown colour!
One of the iconic street food dishes from Delhi, the capital city of India, this Matar Kulche recipe will surely win your heart. Absolutely delicious, spicy and brings back the memories of enjoying it from a street-side vendor. The dried peas or matar, as we call it in Hindi, are soaked for a couple of hours before cooking them till soft and mushy. Next, all you have to do is mix all the spices and chopped veggies to get the perfect Delhi street style matar kulcha recipe.
Bread Pudding is one of those desserts that always bring back childhood memories. We all love that slightly thickish pudding-like dessert with a caramel top. Chilled and ready to dig in! Always a party pleaser and a summer favourite dessert. This Instant Pot Creme Caramel Bread Pudding is probably the easiest summer brunch recipe that you can serve your friends and family.
This niramish echorer dalna recipe or Bengali unripened jackfruit curry is one of the classic Bengali veg recipes without onion and garlic, often cooked as a part of the Bengali daily food menu. This echorer dalna recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and perfectly light and healthy for a typical Bengali lunch menu.