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…

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…

Coffee Kalakand; a sweet ending to the autumn festivities…

Kalakand is one of the most sought after sweets in India along with rasgulla and gulab jamun. This incredibly delicious sweet is always a part of our celebrations especially during this festive season from Dussehra to Bhai Dooj, when we indulge in our sweet mania forgetting all our health regime. Kalakand is believed to have…

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 us  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 !!….🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 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…