Dessert

MODAK SHAPED CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Ganpati festival  is a major Hindu Festival, which is celebrated for honoring the God Ganesha, because he is  the remover of the obstacles in our life. During Ganesh chaturthi we make varieties of modak as offerings to the God.Modak is a sweet which we offer to the Lord.This time during the puja at home I made modak …

Rice

DAL KHICHDI

I became a fan of this recipe at once when I had this in College canteen.Its favourite among the students.We make khichdi at home which is made by cooking rice in dal but this seemed different.The dish is not very dry and does not need any accompaniment and its a filler and full of health.So …

Chicken Rice

Brown Rice Chicken Risotto

I had bought some brown rice a couple of months back ,thinking about good health ,more fibre and less calories.But my family discarded its taste.It takes long time to cook and doesn’t taste as good as normal polished rice which we generally use daily.So I thought to make some innovative recipe which appeals to them. …

Chicken

Fiery grilled chicken

Chicken Curry cut pieces were there in my freezer .With that I wanted to make an interesting dinner quickly.So I decided to go for grilled chicken and this time I did it on the cooking gas oven directly over the flames and the dish was far more tasty than it looked. Ingredients 1.Chicken cut pieces …

Pasta

PASTA WITH BASIL AND EGGPLANT SAUCE

There are endless benefits of this purple vegetable called Eggplant (in US ) or Brinjal( in India).We also call it “baigan” which means without any value but in contrast it is a rich source of  vitamins and minerals, and is an important food for the brain. Eggplant also contains important Phytonutrients, many which have antioxidant …

Drinks

CILANTRO JUICE WITH LEMON SORBET

Cilantro is also known as coriander leaves  or Chinese parsley. Its seeds and leaves are used as a spice and it can be used as a herb as well.Cilantro bears strong resemblance to Italian flat leaf parsley with the latter having less fragrant or smell.Cilantro is full of  healing elements and anti-oxidants. It is a …

Egg Pasta

gnocchi in red sauce

Gnocchi are a form of dumplings,which is a part of Mediterranean cuisine but it is popular in the whole Europe.It has a similarity with Rajasthani Gatte ki sabzi. Bu gnocchi can be made with or without eggs.It is cooked like pasta.This is my first attempt with gnocchi and I am sharing the recipe with you.I hope the quality …

Chicken

Scrambled Chicken with green peas

Everybody loves scrambled eggs.But scrambled chicken also makes a quick and healthy delicacy in few minutes.With just a few ingredients, its a quick recipe that kids and adults will love. Ingredients 250 grams boneless Chicken cut into small pieces 2  Onions finely chopped 10 flakes Garlic finely chopped 1 inch Ginger finely chopped salt as …

Baking frenzy Dessert

CHOCOLATE MUFFIN

The name muffin itself comes either from “muffe” or “moufflet”. Muffe is a kind of cake from Germany and moufflet is a French word which means a soft bread.Generally muffins lack icing.But I decided to add the chocolate sauce .My muffins are made up of whole wheat flour as it is more healthy,but you can …

Bong Connection Fish

BUTTER FISH FRY

It is a popular street food in Kolkata.We call it Benfish and believe me I have tried all possible means to find out this secret recipe but in vain.At last I had read it from a Web page and added my own innovations to make this recipe which tastes 90% as good as  that of …

Methi rice
Rice

Methi Rice

  Methi is a green leafy vegetable used readily in India and is known for its medicinal properties.It is extremely useful for digestion and is good for diabetes not withstanding the fact that  it is little bitter to taste and may not be liked by kids.But my today’s recipe tastes good  and is healthy.You can …

Rice Vegetarian

Spinach Rice Indian Recipe

Spinach is a wonderful green-leafy vegetable and full of anti oxidants.It is also considered to be anti cancerous.Feeding spinach or palak to kids is a big challenge.So I decided to make this recipe palak rice on a weekend ,which is so wonderful and full of nutrition and my daughter just loved it. Benefits of Spinach …

Fish tikki
Bong Connection Recipe

Fish tikki

It is always not feasible to get fish fillets from the market. Bengalis often eat river fishes to a large extent which consist of small bones .This recipe can be made with any kinds of fishes ,sea or river fishes.If you are bored having the same type of fish gravy and want some variation,this recipe …

chocolate coolfi
Dessert

How to make chocolate kulfi

This is a beautiful Indian style ice cream ,prepared with thickened evaporated milk and chocolate.The flavors are rich intense and chocolaty.After preparing the kesar kulfi successfully I thought of trying this chocolate variant of the same.The major part of the recipe remains the same. Main ingredient Milk 1/2 litre Cooking chocolate Sugar (as per taste) …

Dessert

KESAR ILAICHI KULFI

It is a delicious preparation for the summer prepared by thickening milk and adding flavors to it .The main challenge here is to freeze the kulfi in the freezer as with the increase in content of sugar it becomes very soft and difficult to freeze.You can add fruits syrups or even chocolate to make different …

Bong Connection Fish

FILLET O FISH FRY

This is a very simple recipe which is appealed to all fish lovers.In kolkata it is a street snacks.You can definitely try this as starter or give it to your kids in the tiffin,or sandwich it between the breads or simply have it any time.The  mustard paste in the marinate add zing and spicy kick to the dish …

chili garlic fish
Fish

Chili Garlic Fish

I had this preparation in a restaurant in kolkata which i tried to imitate and make a interesting and mouth watering recipe .the main ingredient is boneless fish fillets of basa, bhetki or any other fish if you get. Main ingredient Basa fish fillets (200 gms)  Marination Green chilies(4 chopped) depending on how much spicy …

stuffed chicken peas parcels
Chicken

Minced Chicken egg kebab

I invented this recipe when suddenly my husband’s friends decided to visit our home with kids  and I have to decide on an appetizer instantly.This recipe is very easy and simple.only thing you need to have a mixture grinder at home.No need for marination…nothing.Only grind and fry     Main Ingredient Boneless chicken (450 gms) Green …

Dessert

Malpua recipe with suji and maida

Malpua is a popular Indian sweet dish prepared during festivals.There are a large number of varieties made in different parts of the country by people of different cultural origin.It is generally served with rabdi another sweet dish made with thickened milk or dipped in sugar syrup.It is one of my favorite sweet dish which I make during every …

Chicken

Stuffed chicken breasts

Sharing a recipe which is innovative,easy and delicious.   Main Ingredient 4 to 5 boneless chicken breasts Marination Juice of 1 and half lemon Salt Turmeric Kashmiri Chili powder Mustard oil Stuffing Boneless chicken pieces and grated paneer Coriander leaves a bunch Green chilies (4 to 5) Process Step 1:Make incisions in the chicken breasts …