This is my favourite comfort food. It is really a special meal. But you can have it daily basis. Yes, I am talking about egg biryani, more particularly Kolkata style aloo dim biriyani. No, I did not write biriyani by mistake. In West Bengal, we call it Biriyani instead of biryani. Particularly in Kolkata, here potato and biryani are inseparable. In West Bengal, many people will raise their eyebrows if you serve biryani without potatoes. People may think that the cook can not make biryani properly. So whether it is chicken biryani or mutton biryani, eggs & potatoes are common in biriyani. Nowadays even people prefer egg biryani with potatoes. Yes, there are people who can imagine biryani without chicken & mutton. [Read more…] about Egg biryani with potato; Kolkata style aloo dim biriyani
It is a very delicious & special type of pulao because it is very sweet in taste and looks very colorful. So anybody can identify this basanti pulao. As the color of this pulao is bright yellowish (basanti), so it is called as basanti pulao. The taste of this flavorful pulao is sweet, so it is also known as Misti polao in Bengali. It is often prepared for various traditional Bengali festival. It is often offered as prasad or bhog for puja/worship of Hindu God/Goddess. this basanti pulao is often included in traditional Bengali style vegetarian food menu. Flavorful gobindo bhog rice is used to make this awesome Bengali mishti polao. If you are a Bengali or living in West Bengal/Bangladesh then you have definitely tried this several times in your life. [Read more…] about Bengali misti polao; Mouthwatering basanti pulao for traditional menu
Most Bengali people definitely have tried this awesome leftover rice fry with a lot of seasonal vegetables. It is tasty & simple breakfast food option. It is normally called as bhat bhaja. This quick dish is preferable by many people because people can add vegetable according to their choice. At the same time, they can utilize their leftover rice to make such a healthy & tasty breakfast dish. But many people also like to make it with freshly cooked rice for a meal. I love to have such bhat bhaja for my lunch as well as dinner. Do you? [Read more…] about Delicious Bengali bhat bhaja, Leftover rice fry with vegetables
So are you a panta bhaat lover? That is why you have landed on this page. Is this not true? It is truly the most popular & traditional dish across the West Bengal & Bangladesh. Many people in Bihar, Odisha & Jharkhand also love to eat such semi-fermented rice. But they prepare it differently. Bengali people follow a different traditional way to prepare this rice. They also enjoy panta bhaat with some special side dishes at home. In Bangladesh, people make it on the day of Poila Bashakh or pohela Baisakh. In this region, many farmers start their daily work after having this food in the morning. Many people love this food in the summer season because it helps to keep our body hydrated or control body temperature during the intolerable heat in the month of April & May. Apart from all, I must say that this food is super delicious and these amazing 5 side dishes for panta bhaat make this meal more enjoyable.
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Panta bhat? What is the meaning of panta bhat? Is it a food? Somebody can think about all these things? But if you are from Eastern & North Eastern Indian states then you definitely know about this food. This food is very popular in Indian states (West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand) and our neighboring country Bangladesh. Panta bhat is partially fermented rice. It is often consumed with fried fish, aloo seddho (mashed boiled potato), fried potato, dal pakoda etc. It is mostly eaten in the morning but during summer I love to have special panta bhat dinner. It helps you to maintain body temperature, keeps you hydrated and also helps you to sleep well at night. So it is a multi-beneficial dinner. [Read more…] about My special panta bhat dinner for today