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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 chutney recipe(raw papaya chutney recipe)

Bengali plastic chutney recipe(raw papaya chutney recipe)
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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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8 September, 2016

spicy apple chutney(Apple sweet pickle)

spicy apple chutney(Apple sweet pickle)
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Share This: These chutneys prepared in the Bong community are similar to sweet pickles which can be stored for more than 15 days or even more than a month in the refrigerator.Pickle making is an age old tradition in Indian household.In my family specially because we are Bengalis ,having something sweet after meal is  a
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7 June, 2016

Do o Kalai (Chicken with black lentils)

Do o Kalai (Chicken with black lentils)
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Share This: This is a simple yet delicious chicken curry from North East India specifically the Khasi mountainous regions.The cooking here is very healthy using minimal or or not using oil at all .Instead the chicken skin and fats are used to impart taste to the dish.I have followed the recipe from a book “Recipe
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Indrani Sen