Lobia Masala (Black Eyed Peas Curry)

The black-eyed pea or black-eyed bean or Lobia that we commonly call ‘Borboti Korai’ in Bengali is a very common but rarely cooked legume in Bengali cuisine. The common commercial variety is called the California Blackeye; it is pale-colored with a prominent black spot. In the American South there are countless varieties. The color of… Continue reading Lobia Masala (Black Eyed Peas Curry)

Koraishutir Dhokar Dalna (Green Peas & Lentil Cake Curry)

‘Dhokar Dalna’ is one the most popular and well accepted vegetarian dish in Bengali cuisine. It is nothing but lentil cake curry with some very regular spices. Since green peas are still available in market I thought of making some ‘dhoka’ with ‘koraishuti’ or green peas. Last year also I shared a different recipe of… Continue reading Koraishutir Dhokar Dalna (Green Peas & Lentil Cake Curry)

Chicken Rajma (Red Kidney Beans Curry with Chicken)

Rajma is my alltime favourite dish. I can eat ‘Rajma-Chawal’ or with ‘roti’ at any point of time. I have already shared ‘Rajma Masala’ recipe and till then I have an request of sharing Rajma with Chicken or ‘Chicken Rajma’ recipe. Like my other recipes it is also a very easy recipe but you need… Continue reading Chicken Rajma (Red Kidney Beans Curry with Chicken)

Sabji dea Bhaja Mooger Dal (Split Moong Dal with Vegetables)

‘Dal’ is most essential part of any Indian cuisine. Depending upon the availability the preparation and variety of ‘dal’ varies from region to region of India. In the eastern part or specifically in West Bengal, moong dal (split and husked variety) is very popular. We prepare different types veg and non-veg ‘dal’ like ‘Macher Matha… Continue reading Sabji dea Bhaja Mooger Dal (Split Moong Dal with Vegetables)

Moog Samali / Moog Daler Bhaja Pithe / Mooger Bhaja Puli (Traditional Bengali Sweet made with Yellow Lentil and Coconut)

‘Moog Samali’ is a traditional sweet dish or ‘Pithe’ from Bong kitchen. It is very tasty and a combination of sweet and savory. It’s and unique combination of lentil with coconut. I have given the shape of a tear drop you can shape them as you like. Some dip these ‘Pulis’ into sugar syrup after… Continue reading Moog Samali / Moog Daler Bhaja Pithe / Mooger Bhaja Puli (Traditional Bengali Sweet made with Yellow Lentil and Coconut)

Punjabi Dal Tadka (Dhaba Style Tempered Yellow Lentil)

‘Dal’ is a very common and staple in any Indian meal. Irrespective of region there should be a ‘Dal’ in any Indian Thali. Today I am sharing a very common and basic yellow dal preparation i.e. Punjabi Dal Tadka. For this preparation I have used skinned and husked four types of dals. You can use… Continue reading Punjabi Dal Tadka (Dhaba Style Tempered Yellow Lentil)