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 usΒ  for the upcoming Diwali, Bhai Dooj and so on. The post pandemic situation has started to normalise a little and we are in a…

Rui Machher Kaalia/ Rohu Fish Kaalia

Β  A Bong’s life cannot be imagined without Maachh & MishtiΒ i.e fish and sweets and a celebration without these two ingredients in Bengali tradition is definitely unbelievable. Fish is an integral part ofΒ 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…