Aam Gurer Murabba (Tangy, Sweet and Aromatic Raw Mango Preserve)

Continuing with my mango mania, sharing one more traditional north Indian recipe made from raw unripe mangoes. ‘Aam Gurer Murabba’ or ‘Morobba’ (as we Bengalis pronounce it) is a preserve made from tart sour mangoes. It’s basically a two ingredient recipe – mangoes and sugar. But I have replaced sugar with ‘Gur’ or Jaggery. It… Continue reading Aam Gurer Murabba (Tangy, Sweet and Aromatic Raw Mango Preserve)

Topa Kuler Tok-Mishti Aachar (Sweet-n-Sour Pickle of Indian Berries)

This year just before Saraswati Pujo I got the topa kul/berries that I was looking for. It was instructed by elders not to eat ‘Kul’ before Saraswati Puja as Goddess Saraswati will get annoyed. Before preparing the ‘Aachar’ there is some preparation. First you have to wash the berries very carefully and then dry them… Continue reading Topa Kuler Tok-Mishti Aachar (Sweet-n-Sour Pickle of Indian Berries)

Litchur Payesh (Pudding with Lychhe/Litchi and Dry Fruits)

This is the season of ‘Lichu’ (Litchi). Now a days it is available in the market easily. Every fruit seller’s baskets are full with these red coloured juicy fruits! Though mango is been called the King of fruits but you cannot resist yourself from buying this amazing fruit. Muzaffarpur of Bihar is famous for this… Continue reading Litchur Payesh (Pudding with Lychhe/Litchi and Dry Fruits)

Doi Fulkopi (Cauliflower in Yogurt Sauce)

Here is another dish with cauliflower, ‘Doi Fulkopi’. The sweet n soup taste of this dish definitely gives a variety to your regular Bengali lunch or dinner menu. Cauliflower is a vegetable, which you can cook in different variations, and cauliflower with yogurt is a kind of combination, which tastes great. Cauliflower is one of my… Continue reading Doi Fulkopi (Cauliflower in Yogurt Sauce)