Vermicelli laddoo for Ganpati Bappa

“Ganesh Chaturthi” marks the beginning of autumn festivities in India. Hope Lord Ganesha brings with him a new beginning, ending all the sufferings & misery prevailing in this world due to the ongoing pandemic. With Lord ganesha, the Vignaharta or the destroyer of hindrance to be on our side, nothing can literally dampen our spirits…

Celebration with Aam Kheer

Jai Shri Krishna !!  Lord Shri Krishna’s birth celebrations went off this year silently with no dahi handis, no bhajan kirtans, no elaborate distribution of prasad among the devotees. We are left with no choice but to celebrate them in the confines of our home, gathering all the gaiety and joy. I guess this was…

Dim Shondesh…A sweet treat for Rakshabandhan

Happy Rakshabandhan !   Rakshabandhan just like any other festival is quite different this year, as we are compromising on something or the other. However celebrations are celebrations after all and we don’t want to give them a miss. Despite the gloom and melancholy that covid or the circumstances has surrounded the humanity with, we…

Roasted Raw Mango Ice Pops

The continued consternation of COVID-19 has made our lives so much dreary and frustrating that we all need to do something new and exciting everyday in order to keep our spirits alive and keep ourselves going. These sweet and sour ice pops are amazing for giving a boost to your mood & savouring those fun…

Broccoli Dry Fry : a lockdown relish

Hello everyone ! 😊😊 We are back after a long gap, with this simple delight packed with nutrients. This curry tastes awesome & goes absolutely well with rice, roti or chapati and will make you well pleased. Though the season for broccoli is over now, but for those who love to have broccolis, managing to…

Sweet Potato Vegan Shondesh/Sandesh

Shondesh is one of the popular and most loved sweets after rosogollas, among all other Bengali sweets and desserts. Myself being a dessert person, fall for this yummiest sweet that can be made in innumerable ways and I just love them in their every form, as every shondesh has its own attributes & uniqueness that…

Fried Curd Rice ; a must try for those who don’t like curd-rice

With this continued plight, everyone in the world is going through similar kind of feelings & sufferings and we all hope that everything will be fine very soon. In this tough time, we are truly blessed being able to feed ourselves sufficiently and we genuinely feel for those of our fellow citizens who are finding…

Gaajar Bata with goodness of Carrots

  Various forms of batas (meaning ground) are always fondly enjoyed in Bengali meals and are very common as a regular item in many households. Not only in Bengali households, they are also very popular throughout the entire eastern part of India. Batas are nothing but a simple ground paste of just anything, seasoned with…

Instant Dahi Vada

Wishing you all a very happy, colourful and indeed delicious Holi ! 😊😊….. Festivities continue to cheer up our lives, especially in India with its varied forms and flavours that brings its own charm & essence with it. Holi,..the festival of colours is one of such vibrant celebrations where we Indians dispose off our hardships…

Sweet Potato Pulao

      !! Om Namah Shivay !! Maha Shivaratri or Shivaratri has arrived finally which marks an important festival in the Hindu calendar devoted to lord Shiva or Mahadev. The devotees worship him by bathing him with milk and keeping fast for the whole day. Shivaratri is celebrated in almost every part of India…