Stuffed papad curry (papad ki subzi)

Wish you all a very happy Vijaya Dashami ! The time of festivities have started again with this Navratri and Durga Puja, and this festive spirit will continue to cheer usย  for the upcoming Diwali, Bhai Dooj and so on. The post pandemic situation has started to normalise a little and we are in a…

Nolen Gur Shrikhand: a flavourful delight

The festival of colours is around once more and after the long sufferings of Covid19, it is a celebration time again. So here’s wishing you all a very very happy, safe, sweet & colorful Holi. The Indian festivals be it Holi or Diwali, are truly incomplete without sweets, so along with all other special delicacies…

Stuffed Flat beans fritters

Flat beans are commonly visible vegetables available in the market in winter. Usually, they are at their best in the beginning of the season i.e. in the prime of winter when they are fresh, thin and tender. However you can enjoy them during the entire season with different preparations based on the texture of the…

Stuffed Tricolour Parantha

Khaane mein bhi,……tiranga lehraaya apna pyaara !!….๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Wishing you all a very Happy 72nd Indian Republic Day !! Celebrating the spirit of our much adored tricolour, the symbolic of our Indianness, in food. As Indians, on this day we celebrate our unity in diversity, our multilingual and multicultural identity which is unified into a single…

Cholar Daler Pitha – a flavour of Poush Shankranti

Poush Parbon , Makar Sankranti, Bihu, Pongal, Bhogi or Lohri by whichever name you may like to call this harvest festival, which is a pan-Indian one and which is a prominent festival in the eastern Indian states of West Bengal and Assam, is all about Pithey Chirey or Pitha with all the freshly harvested goodies…

Dheki shaak…savouring the wild greens

Saag or greens are one of the important components of Indian meals which have always made their presence felt in diverse ways since ancient times . Dheki shaak or saag is a very simple and a basic dish in parts of eastern India like in Bengal & Assam as well as in the neighbouring Nepal…

Broccoli Dry Fry : a lockdown relish

Hello everyone ! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š 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…

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…

Kaancha Tok; The sweet & sour summer coolant.

Hi!! In this burning heat and scorching sun of summer, I want to introduce you to this astonishing, authentic Bengali coolant which can be had either in the form of a refreshing drink or as a meal accompaniment. This traditional coolant is named Kaancha Tok meaning raw sweet & sour chutney in Bengali. While having…