Kangsoi : The Manipuri Delight

With this post wishing you all a very healthy & flavorful new year ahead. Kangsoi is a dish from the Meitei community of Manipur in Northeastern India. This authentic, traditional dish of Manipur is a very simple and totally oil free, water-based stew or curry which is prepared simply by cooking the ingredients (vegetables and…

Nolen Gurer Boil Cake/ Bhapa Shondesh…..a low sugar delight.

Boil cake or boiled cheesecake is a healthy sweetmeat prepared by simply boiling the freshly prepared chhena with mild sugar and flavour. This sweet was quite common in the sweet shops here in our city almost until a decade ago, but nowadays its availability has remarkably reduced, perhaps due to the onslaught of more popular…

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…

Chhanar Daalna

Bengali cuisine usually has multiple course meals where one course is served after another in a series and that too one or two at a time which is unique in entire Asia and is similar to french cuisine. Even a typical and simplest of Bengali  menu is usually comprised of  multiple and distinctive items.  Chhaanar Daalna…

Must have summer shots : Adraki Imli and Chatpata Jamun

Summer brings in loads of fond memories from childhood when nothing bothered us more than those little moments of pleasure, when we rejoiced every bit of the present without any thought of the past or the future. Perhaps we knew better at that time that it’s the way actually to live a fulfilling life. But…

Rohu Fish Kofta Malaikari

Wishing you all a Happy Poila Boishakh ! ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿต๐ŸŒฑ 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…

Whole Wheat Choco Fills Cookies

Wish you all a Merry Christmas ! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ„โ˜ƒ๏ธโ›„๐ŸŒŸโญ Christmas is in and so is baking.. So let us not waste even a single minute talking here and there and involve ourselves straightaway with this act of making merriment with baking. So, for all those who want to have fun baking something special and then enjoy…

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 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…