Nolen Gurer Kancha Golla (Bengali Traditional Sweet with Date Palm Jaggery)

‘Nolen Gure KaNcha Golla’ is a type of traditional Bengali sweet, which is very easy to prepare, and with very few ingredients. Last winter I prepared a big batch of it on my family’s demand. Moreover, it turned out so well that I had to repeat it on demand another day. It was my reader’s… Continue reading Nolen Gurer Kancha Golla (Bengali Traditional Sweet with Date Palm Jaggery)

Gajorer Patishapta (A traditional Bengali Sweet)

‘Patishapta’ is the most popular form of ‘Pithe – Puli’. There are different varieties of it. Some makes the stuffing with evaporated milk or ‘khoya’ or ‘kheer’, some with ‘narkel ar Gur’ or coconut and jaggery. Some prepare the crepe batter with only semolina and all purpose flour, some with semolina, all purpose flour and… Continue reading Gajorer Patishapta (A traditional Bengali Sweet)

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)