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, it is also very popular among 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

Β  Β  Β  !! 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…

Tricolour Lunch Platter

Foodiestreasure wishes you all a Happy 71st Republic Day with this tricolour platter of healthy green khichdi, salad and raaita. The green khichdi is the usual Bengali moong daal khichdi mixed with boiled and blended green peas, spinach and fenugreek leaves with pieces of boiled broccoli served with white raaita of plain yoghurt & grated…

Til Pitha….the essence of Bihu, a flavour of Assam.

Time just flies and we keep on running with it. It’s been a year that I have shared my previous post of Makar Sankranti and the time for making merriment is here yet again when people are exhilarated on celebrating the first harvest festival of the year. Last year I had posted Tekeli pitha of…

Arum Soup : a delicious comforting appetizer for winter

With this first post of 2020, wishing you all a very Happy,Prosperous & Healthy New Year !! Hope this new year will bring more tasty surprises for you & your family πŸ™‚πŸ™‚.. A hot bowl of creamy soup is all you need in a chilling winter night which can be the healthiest way to make…

Mini Swiss Rolls on a Frying Pan : with Date Palm Jaggery & Coconut Icing

Wish you all a Merry Christmas ! With the advent of winter which is the peak season for nolen gur/date palm jaggery, my mind starts fantasizing about the various ways of experiencing its exquisite flavour. And since this is Christmas time, which exactly coincides with its season, the nolen gur could be very well celebrated…

Rui Machher Kaalia/ Rohu Fish Kaalia

Β  A Bong’s life cannot be imagined without Maach & MishtiΒ i.e fish and sweets and a celebration without these two ingredients in Bengali tradition is definitely unbelievable. Fish is an integral part ofΒ Durga jatra or the farewell ceremony of Maa Durga since it is considered “shubh” i.eΒ  a good omen for embarking on in a…

Eromba : the popular manipuri delicacy

  Very few dishes from the seven states of northeastern India are known, among them Manipur is one such state which is a treasure trove of many exotic yet divinely delicious foods and dishes. One such very popular delicacy is the Eromba/Iromba pronounced as ee-rom-ba, a preparation from the Meitei community of Manipur prepared with…

Summer fun with Litchi Popsicles

Summer months are a big bugger in most parts of India when it becomes unbearable to withstand the high heat & humidity that makes this season really a energy draining one. I personally hate summer season but despite of all these discomfort, summers are also full of pleasant surprises from the nature for which we…