This baby potato or choto alur dom is a grand recipe in its own ways. On one side it is a simple recipe that calls for absolutely pantry staple ingredients, yet this choto alur dom only seldom makes an appearance on the everyday menu. The preparation of these baby potatoes may look elaborate, but in the end, it is absolutely delightful to have these curried small potatoes served with luchis or porotas.
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.
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.
Bandhakopi Chechki is the simplest form of a Bengali cabbage stirfry recipe. Here finely sliced bandhakopi (cabbage in English or pattagobhi in Hindi) is allowed to steam cook in its own juice till it looses some of its texture and becomes soft and much flavorful. Often served for breakfast, this bandhakopi recipe in Bengali style pairs superb with Bengali luchis or paranthas.
This Rohu or Rui macher jhol recipe cooked with potatoes and cauliflower is a winter delight on every Bengali everyday cooking menu. Fresh water rohu or rui is lightly fried before adding to a very light gravy comprising of fried cauliflower and potatoes. It is light, comforting and has a high nutritional value.
Shukto recipe of Bengali cuisine is a medley of vegetables cooked in a gravy of milk and has a combination of flavours ranging from sweet to bitter, all in perfect harmony. The perfect recipe for Bengali shukto calls for simple ingredients, which includes vegetables, Bengali five-spice mix called panchforon and milk.