Lobongo Lotika (Traditional Bengali Sweet)

‘Lobongo Lotika’ is a traditional sweet from Bong kitchen. From my childhood days I have seen my ‘Thakuma’ (grandmother) preparing this sweet on special festival days like Durga Puja, Jamaishosthi, Dolyatra (Holi) etc. It is a little elaborate to prepare this dish and has three parts. First is preparing the filling, next is preparing the… Continue reading Lobongo Lotika (Traditional Bengali Sweet)

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)

Mooger Patishapta (Bengali Traditional Sweet Dish)

‘Patishapta’ probably is the most popular sweet amongst all the ‘Pithe-Puli’ prepared during ‘Poush Parbon’ or ‘Poush Sankranti’. Normally the crepe is made with rice flour, semolina and milk but in my place it is made with split skinned yellow lentil. Both my grandmothers used to make following the same recipe. Somehow I feel it… Continue reading Mooger Patishapta (Bengali Traditional Sweet Dish)