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 ! 😊😊 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…