Gurer Patishapta (Rice Flour Crepe with Coconut Stuffing)

‘Patishapta’ is a popular traditional Bengali dessert. Thin crepes made with refined flour, rice flour and semolina, stuffed with a tasty coconut and jaggery filling. India being a predominantly agrarian country the harvesting season is joyfully celebrated during the months of ‘Poush-Magh’ (January to February), the festival being known by different names in different regions. In Bengal, the… Continue reading Gurer Patishapta (Rice Flour Crepe with Coconut Stuffing)

Layered Dessert

Tomorrow is ‘Dol Punima’ or ‘Dol Yatra’. It is the day when everybody plays with colours and ofcourse that follows good food, especially sweets. ‘Holi’ is the festival when sweets are preferred over savoury. Non-vegetarian food is not cooked in many houses. However, many prefers to have ‘Mangsho-Bhat’ (Mutton Curry & Rice) after playing with… Continue reading Layered Dessert

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)