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…

Savoury Laddoos : for a healthful treat.

Hi everyone !! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚…we are back after a long time. Yuletide spirit is in the air and most of us are busy rustling up our special dishes in the kitchen for the much awaited festival. We will also come up with our Christmas special post shortly. Though this recipe may not be of much help…

Khoya Samosa/ Khirer Shingara

Happy Diwali to all my friends & followers with the hope and wish for a bright & beautifulย  life ahead…. The great festival of lights is here again and everyone is immersed in its jovial spirit right now. Diyas, lights, fire crackers, garlands and flowers, new clothes and the last but not the least being…

Rui Machher Kaalia/ Rohu Fish Kaalia

ย  A Bong’s life cannot be imagined without Maachh & Mishtiย i.e fish and sweets and a celebration without these two ingredients in Bengali tradition is definitely unbelievable. Fish is an integral part ofย Durga jatra or the farewell ceremony of Maa Durga since it is considered “shubh” i.e. 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 dried…

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! with Mango flavoured Coconut laddoos.

Ganpati festival comes with loads of fun and fervor. Although the whole of India welcomes their darling Lord Ganesha, the Elephant headed God of Hindu Mythology on this auspicious day, yet the festival has a special place in the hearts of people of Maharashtra, the biggest community festival in Maharashtra and is also celebrated in…

Janmashtami Special : Flavoured Bhapa Doi / Steamed Yoghurt

Jai Shri Krishna!! Wishing you all a very Happy Janmashtami !! Shri Krishna Janmashtami—The birth celebration of our darling god Lord Shri Krishna in Hindu Mythology definitely deserves a sweet treat as he loves feasting on an array of sweets. Different kinds of sweets and dairies including laddoos, barfis, halwa & kheer, malai (cream), makhan…

Celebration with a heavenly treat

Wishing all my fellow Indians a very happy Independence Day ! ….the way we unite to commemorate the sacrifices & contributions of our freedom fighters and martyrs after those long years of struggle, the way we celebrate our country India, our identity as Indians and of course our tricoloured national flag or the tiranga which…

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…

Mango Phirni : A summer treat with delectable mangoes

Eid Mubarakย ! to you all. Ramadan or Ramzan is a holy month for the Muslims world over, a month full of fasting and feasting, where a huge assortment of dishes influenced from the Arabian, Mediterranean, Persian and Middle-eastern cuisines are prepared and savoured. In India and South Asia, Muslim food, mostly rooted from the Mughlai…