Rui Machher Kaalia/ Rohu Fish Kaalia

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

Aloor dom : a timeless Bengali meal accompaniment

Aloo or potato has a great place in Indian kitchens especially in the oriental Indian cuisines where it is part of a broad array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, especially the curries. Just like every east Indian curries, Bengali curries too have a generous use of potatoes for almost every meal accompaniment. Aloor dom is…