Yesterday was Vasant Panchami when Hindus worship Goddess Saraswati. This day also signifies the arrival of the spring season. This mouthwatering plastic chutney (raw green papaya chatni) was prepared on this occasion for puja bhog. It is an extraordinary Bengali style traditional sweet dish. It is often prepared to celebrate a special day in this region. Many people also get surprised by its weird name – plastic chutney, particularly the word plastic. Is there any plastic in that sweet dish? Who eats plastic? or why somebody would eat plastic? [Read more…] about Tasty plastic chutney; Bengali style raw papaya chatni for puja bhog
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Dhone patar bora is a popular item in Bengali cuisine. Many people love it during the winter season when plenty of fresh coriander leaves are available at very low price. It is also known as coriander leaves fritters or hara dhania patta ka pakoda. It is very crispy and tasty. Many people love to have it as a snack as well as a side dish with dal chawal (lentils curry with cooked rice). Many Bengali people also love it to have with ghee rice. [Read more…] about Crispy coriander leaves fritters – Dhone patar bora – Dhania patta pakoda
Eggs (Anda in Hindi) are popular food across the globe. It is used to make various delicious dishes in different cuisines. But this dhaba style anda curry is so special. It is simply unbeatable. The gravy of this dish is very rich & flavorful which is normally served at roadside dhaba on highways. Though such spicy & rich gravy is not prepared regularly at home. But everybody will enjoy such dhaba style egg gravy occasionally. [Read more…] about Life is blissful with anda curry – Dhaba style egg gravy
Vegetable vendors are selling 3 pieces of medium size cauliflower for only Rs 10, that too at our doorstep. Yes, it is true and it happens every year. Year after year. Then what will people eat during this season? I think nowadays cauliflower-based dishes are common in every household. This will continue till next 3-4 weeks. So during this season, without cauliflower-based dishes, there is no perfect meal. So here is the perfect dinner with aloo fulkopi kosha (dry cauliflower curry) & plain paratha. This dinner is simply unbeatable & incomparable. [Read more…] about Perfect dinner with aloo fulkopi kosha with paratha; cauliflower curry (dry)
There are some very special Bengali meals what others hardly think about. Some people may raise their eyebrows but those are very delicious and favorite meal to many Bengali people. Phena bhaat or fena bhat is one of such Bengali authentic meal. Did you ever try it? What actually is it? Is this really delicious? There are so many doubts that might be developing in your mind after seeing the pictures of phena bhat? Is it not correct? [Read more…] about Magic happens when fena bhat (Phena bhaat) served with aloo bhaja