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15 October, 2017

15 best diwali recipes

15 best diwali recipes
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Share This: Diwali, the festival of lights ,is celebrated all over the world by the Hindus with pomp and glory.The traditional festivals have an important part to play in our lives as they give us moments to remember ,rejoice,forget sorrows, build new hopes and motivation to carry on. The Diwali word derives from the word
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2 October, 2017

chal potol recipe |chal padwal|pointed gourds cooked in rice

chal potol recipe |chal padwal|pointed gourds cooked in rice
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Share This: Potol or pointed gourd is a vegetable which is found in abundance in any part of India.But the vegetable varieties found in West Bengal are amazing and are best for the Bengali recipes as they are prepared from the local yields.Most of them are seedless and have a soft texture which gets tender
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30 August, 2017

fish kabiraji cutlet recipe

fish kabiraji cutlet recipe
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Share This: If you are from Kolkata,the fish Kobiraji cutlet will definitely hold a special place in your heart.It is a recipe which is from the British era when Kolkata used to be a Winter capital of India  and derived from the English coverage cutlet recipe.The boneless fish or chicken fillets are covered with a
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25 August, 2017

Tita diye dal (Lentils with bitter gourd)

Tita diye dal (Lentils with bitter gourd)
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Share This: I was in love with this dal (Lentils) served with steamed rice since my childhood in Kolkata .This is a recipe cooked by the “Bangals” whose ancestors hail from East bengal ,from undivided Bengal era.The Bengali’s are divided into these two groups “Ghoti” and “Bangal” owing to the origin of their ancestors having
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1 August, 2017

Machher kalojire jhol(Fish curry with nigella seeds)

Machher kalojire jhol(Fish curry with nigella seeds)
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Share This: This may be one of the simplest fish curry recipe you have come across  as well as an extra ordinary one.It is also highly customizable and you can add your favorite ingredients creating amazing range of varieties.I had learnt this dish after my marriage ,watching  my mother in law cooking ,as it seemed
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5 July, 2017

Bengali fish curry with cauliflower

Bengali fish curry with cauliflower
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Share This: I am delighted if sometimes get a chance to visit  Kolkata during the Winter season. Kolkata ,earlier known as Calcutta is the capital of Bengal which is a state in North Eastern part of India.Since my marriage I  have the chance to visit the city of joy only once a year,and that may
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2 June, 2017

Bengali plastic papaya chutney recipe with raw papaya

Bengali plastic papaya chutney recipe with raw papaya
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Share This: Pretty,beautiful ,elegant and unique!! ,No I am not talking about any beautiful lady but this dish, which will mesmerize you with its charm and deliciousness.We call it “chutney” in Bengali which is homophonous to the other  spicy chutneys which are popular in India but it is actually a dessert  ,without which food in
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9 March, 2017

how to make egg frankie at home(Egg rolls)

how to make egg frankie at home(Egg rolls)
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Share This: This is a fun snacks which I was familiar since the childhood.In the streets of Kolkata ,it was the most popular street foods.The Indian fried flat-breads were coated with fried egg and filled with various mouthwatering fillings like meat kebabs,chilly chicken or raw vegetable salads to form a scrumptious delicacy.The  street food business
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19 February, 2017

Prawn Korma curry(Chingrir Korma)-fresh seafood online

Prawn Korma curry(Chingrir Korma)-fresh seafood online
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Share This: This is a recipe popular during the  Bengali wedding season.The gravy is rich and creamy curry.It is served in Bong Weddings along with the other non-vegetarian items like Bengali chicken curry or Bengali Mutton curry and steamed rice.Apart from prawns you can use any other fresh direct seafood like crabs,oysters in the curry.
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15 January, 2017

Chushi pithar payesh

Chushi pithar payesh
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Share This: Pitha are baked ,fried or steamed dumplings popularly relished in the Eastern part of India and Bangladesh .They have quite similarity to handmade pastas made in Italy ,only they are egg-less in India. Chushi are small elliptical dumplings of the length of approximately two rice grains taken together.They are traditionally made of rice powder.Some
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Indrani Sen