Egg Masala (Spicy Egg Curry)

I make egg curry often. Believe it or not, even today I made a version of egg curry and served it with Jeera Rice. I love making it for lunch, because it tastes so yummy with hot rice so much. I personally like it so much.Even this goes very well with roti / fulka too. Eggs are such a versatile ingredient, when you have them on hand, you can whip up any delicious meal in just minutes. This is a preparation that you can make within 10-15 minutes. It has onions, tomatoes ginger-garlic paste and few spice powders in it…

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Chingri Macher Bati Chorchori (Spicy Shrimp Curry)

‘Chingri Macher Bati Chorchori’ is one of our favorite recipes. I love this recipe the most in all Prawn recipes not only because it takes least time to cook but also at the same time the taste is divine! And whenever you don’t have much time to cook but want to tantalize your taste bud, make this quick recipe. For the simplicity of this recipe, I call this as ‘Bachelor’s Recipe’. This dish goes best with Steamed Rice as well as with roti. Small fresh Shrimps with shells are the best for this recipe. Chingri or Shrimp Bati Chorchori is…

Aloo Matar (Potato n Peas Curry)

‘Aloo Matar’is a classic Punjabi dish. But yesterday I made it slightly different way for dinner. ‘Aloo Matar’ is a potato and green peas curry sautéed with Indian spices. There are so many variations of ‘Aloo Matar’, however I wanted to create a version that didn’t have too much gravy and I wanted to have a golden yellow gravy with contrast of green from peas and chopped coriander so I used less tomatoes, added a little more turmeric powder. This is also a no onion- no garlic recipe with a few basic masalas. This dish goes really well with Roti…

Niramish Aloor Dum (Bengali Style Potato Curry)

‘Niramish Aloor Dum’ or Bengali Style Dum Aloo recipe is pretty much like the way other dum aloos are made except it is a no onion and no garlic recipe. This recipe is mainly used while making ‘Bhog’ at the time of Durga Puja, Lakshmi Puja or any other such occasions. This is a very basic recipe. You can always add and alter spices according to your choice. Here I have used baby potatoes but you can substitute them with regular potatoes as well. The potatoes are parboiled and then fried in mustard oil. It’s best to have Niramish Aloor…

Dhakai Morog Pulao (Traditional Chicken Pilaf from Bangladesh)

I heard about this ‘Dhakai Morog Pulao’ long back but never got opportunity to taste and neither got any authentic recipe of it. Recently in a Facebook Food Group I got this recipe from the Admin of that group Selina Mortuza. She is from Dhaka, Bangladesh so I was confident that the recipe she has shared will be authentic and easy to cook. This is a very traditional recipe from Dhaka. It is cooked with Cock but if you can’t find you may substitute with chicken too. When I started to cook the Pulao honestly I was a little nervous….

Chatpata Dum Aloo (Potatoes in Slightly Tangy Sauce)

There is no fixed recipe of ‘Dum Aloo’. ‘Dum Aloo’ takes on different flavours as it travels from state to state throughout India. In Bengal, it is known as ‘Niramish Aloor Dum’ (Bengali Style Dum Aloo) is said to be lightly spiced with ginger and tomato. Whereas ‘Kashmiri Dum Alu’ is made using yogurt, melon seeds and cashew paste and is sweet in taste. ‘Laknawi Style Dum Aloo’ has centre filled with paneer stuffing and later dunked into spicy gravy. Today I am sharing ‘Chatpata Dum Aloo’ which has close resemblance with ‘Punjabi Dum Aloo’. In my childhood ‘Luchi’ and…

Bhapa Doi Rui (Steamed Rohu Fish in Yogurt and Mustard Sauce)

This ‘Bhapa Doi Rui’ (Steamed Rohu Fish with Yogurt and Mustard) is another very easy and quick recipe. When we are in real hurry we make this to fix our quick lunch. Best part of this recipe is it can be cooked absolutely oil free. Dry mustard powder is readily available nowadays in every grocery store so gone those days when we had to think of grinding mustard paste. And yogurt is one ingredient which is very common in Indian kitchen. So these two ingredients can do wonder together! It is important to marinate the raw fish with lemon juice…