Bagara Baingan (Haydrabadi Eggplant Curry)

For a long long time I was planning to share the recipe of ‘Hydrabadi Bagara Baingan’. I really love the combination of peanuts, seasame seeds and coconut with some reular Indian spices. Adding peanut and sesame seeds gives very rich creamy texture. And it goes really well with ‘Hydrabadi Biryani’ and ofcourse with regular ‘roti’… Continue reading Bagara Baingan (Haydrabadi Eggplant Curry)

Potol Korma (Spicy Pointed Gourd Curry)

‘Potol’ or pointed gourd is one of my favourite vegetables. Every year I prepare different dishes with ‘potol’. This particular recipe is my Mom’s favourite. She likes dishes with less spice and sweet. It is a perfect blend of spice and sweetness. You can serve this dish with simple steamed rice or pulao…Either in lunch… Continue reading Potol Korma (Spicy Pointed Gourd Curry)

Neem Shukto (Mixed Vegetable Curry with Neem Leaves)

In any Bengali occasion we Bongs treat ‘Shukto’ as a special dish like Marriage, First Rice Ceremony and Birthday etc. as part of Lunch mainly. It’s a Bengali mixed vegetarian dish comprising of several veggies inclusive of Bitter Guard, Eggplant, Green Banana, Potato, Sweet potato, Drumsticks, White Radish and Flat Beans. You simply cannot cook… Continue reading Neem Shukto (Mixed Vegetable Curry with Neem Leaves)

Sojne Data-r Jhal (Drumsticks Cooked with Mustard and Poppy Seed Paste)

‘Sojne Data-r Jhal’ or Drumsticks cooked with mustard and poppy seed paste…This is the season …and here is the first drumstick dish that I am sharing in my blog. Here is this recipe that is made in every Bengali Home I guess. Now this is a very tempting combo Potato and Drumsticks. This one has… Continue reading Sojne Data-r Jhal (Drumsticks Cooked with Mustard and Poppy Seed Paste)

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)

Sojne Fuler Chorchori (Drumstick Blossoms Stir-fry)

‘Sojne Ful’ or drumstick flower is available in the market for only few days. And it is good for health as its anti oxidant property helps to protect us from different diseases. This drumstick flower has a distinct flavor and slightly bitter in taste. We prepare different dishes with it like ‘Sojne Fuler Bora’, ‘Sojne… Continue reading Sojne Fuler Chorchori (Drumstick Blossoms Stir-fry)