Mango Phirni : A summer treat with delectable mangoes

Eid Mubarak ! to you all. Ramadan or Ramzan is a holy month for the Muslims world over, a month full of fasting and feasting, where a huge assortment of dishes influenced from the Arabian, Mediterranean, Persian and Middle-eastern cuisines are prepared and savoured. In India and South Asia, Muslim food, mostly rooted from the Mughlai…

Kaancha Aamer Tok ; a summer treat

With this post, foodiestreasure is celebrating one year of its existence. On our first anniversary, we thank all our amazing followers, visitors, well-wishers and the WordPress for showering their continuous love, support and appreciation all along in this wonderful journey where each day, we are getting to learn something new. Hope you will continue to…

Bael Panna : A delightful and soothing detox drink for summer.

Summer calls for quenching your thirst and drinking all kinds of coolants, drinks or beverages, which are tempting, soothing, colourful, flavourful as well as tasty, giving us a fresh lease of life in the scorching heat. Bael panna  is one such drink among the innumerous  refreshing drinks and is also one of the oldest traditional drinks…

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…

Mixed Fruit Smoothie : A healthful treat

Smoothies are the easiest food to prepare on earth, healthy to the core, colourful, aromatic and can be made the way you like, whether you want to make it a hundred per cent natural one or you want to add artificial flavours, colours, sweeteners or dairy to it to enhance its’ taste and appeal. Smoothies…

Holi Special Sweetmeat !! Lobongo Lotika

Wishing you all a bright, joyous and colourful HOLI !!! Holi and Diwali are the two most beautiful & unique festivals of India, one being the festival of colours and the other celebration of lights. For the Indians, Holi calls for rioting with splash of colours, dry and wet, along with experiencing a gastronomic extravaganza savouring…

Nolen Gurer Kaacha Golla / Date palm jaggery flavoured cottage cheese balls

Maha Shivratri has arrived and it is one of  the most significant festivals of the year in the Hindu calendar. Just like any other festival or occasion in India, this too is incomplete without sweetmeats and desserts. On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, I thought of preparing Nolen Gur ( date palm ) flavoured Kaacha Golla. Kaacha golla (…

A Soupy Delight with Mustard Greens

Bidding farewell to winter for the year, let us relish on Lai Paata for the last time of the season with this delightful, nutritious and comforting soup. Greens are always in demand for good health and winter is a time when you get a lot of fresh alluring greens around you like spinach, lettuce or…

Vasant Panchami Special : Orange Flavoured Mishti Doi/Sweetened Yoghurt

Vasant Panchami or Shree Panchami festival is celebrated all over India with great fervour with some regional variations which mark the end of winter and the arrival of the spring season. In many regions across India, this day is devoted to the worship of goddess Saraswati, who is considered as the embodiment of knowledge and skills…

Coconut samosa…..a delectable savoury for the coconut lovers

When coconuts are piled up in your kitchen in plenty, especially after the festivals of Makar Sankranti, Navaratri or Deepawali and you are wondering what to do with them, it is not a bad idea to make a savoury snack out of the left over coconuts in order to get rid of the continued sugar…