Nolen Gurer Boil Cake/ Bhapa Shondesh…..a low sugar delight.

Boil cake or boiled cheesecake is a healthy sweetmeat prepared by simply boiling the freshly prepared chhena with mild sugar and flavour. This sweet was quite common in the sweet shops here in our city almost until a decade ago, but nowadays its availability has remarkably reduced, perhaps due to the onslaught of more popular…

Indian Empanadas : the savoury Gujiya

Empanadas are a kind of baked or fried dumplings consisting of pastry & filling where the filling is wrapped or coated in a bread or dough. They can be described as siblings of Indian Gujiya, which are usually sweet dumplings made by coating dough around sweet fillings prepared from mawa or sooji along with coconut…

Kesa Mithoi

Northeastern India encompasses a treasure of unique recipes that are lesser known across the country. Kesa mithoi is one such humble recipe from the house of Assamese traditional cuisine. Traditionally, rice flour is a very common ingredient used in many of the unique snacks & sweets made here in Assam. The most common among them…

Chhanar Daalna

Bengali cuisine usually has multiple course meals where one course is served after another in a series and that too one or two at a time which is unique in entire Asia and is similar to french cuisine. Even a typical and simplest of Bengali  menu is usually comprised of  multiple and distinctive items.  Chhaanar Daalna…

Tiranga Cookies

Since this is the 76th Independence day and our Independent India has completed 75 years of its independence, the celebration has never been bigger and grander than this time with the nationwide huge Har Ghar Tiranga (Tricolour in each household) campaign. Even though the celebration of Tricolour during our Independence day had always been there,…

Must have summer shots : Adraki Imli and Chatpata Jamun

Summer brings in loads of fond memories from childhood when nothing bothered us more than those little moments of pleasure, when we rejoiced every bit of the present without any thought of the past or the future. Perhaps we knew better at that time that it’s the way actually to live a fulfilling life. But…

Rohu Fish Kofta Malaikari

Wishing you all a Happy Poila Boishakh ! 🙏🌸🏵🌱 Malaikari or malai curry is one of the most sought after dishes in bengali cuisine specifically prepared with big-size jumbo prawns (golda chingri). This mildly aromatic, rich, velvety curry is smooth and creamy in texture, perhaps this creaminess of the curry testify its name i.e. malaikari…

Sabudana Sweet Pulao

Om Namah Shivaya !🌼🌸🌻🌺🍃🙏 Shivaratri is in… May Lord Shiva bless you all. Lord Shiva’s divinity is going to bless the world on this auspicious day once again, to set everything in order. Winter has just departed and spring has arrived, and Lord Shiva’s auspicious day is here around when devotees will immerse themselves in…

Bottle Gourd Soup : a deliciously healthy appetizer

Soups are always our first choice when we need something nutritious, light on tummy, yet enjoyable especially during the winters , for a warm and comforting feeling. A variety of vegetables are available in this season that can be easily incorporated in our daily menu in the form of soups when we find it really…

Whole Wheat Choco Fills Cookies

Wish you all a Merry Christmas ! 🎄🎄☃️⛄🌟⭐ Christmas is in and so is baking.. So let us not waste even a single minute talking here and there and involve ourselves straightaway with this act of making merriment with baking. So, for all those who want to have fun baking something special and then enjoy…