How to make Rosh Bora – Bengal’s lost delicacies #254

Rosh means syrup and Bora means fritter in Bengali. Basically Rosh Bora kind of a lentil fritter that is dipped into sugar syrup. It may look similar to gulab jamun, yet the flavor and texture is poles apart from that of gulab jamun. This recipe is also vegan and vegetarian friendly.

How to make Restaurant-style Paneer Butter Masala but HEALTHIER #253

Paneer Butter Masala is a North Indian cuisine made from Cottage Cheese (also known as Paneer in India) and a smooth and creamy, moderately spicy gravy. This is definitely a delight for the vegetarians. It tastes amazing with any sort of Indian bread like roti, chapati, naan, paratha and so on.

How to make Indian Style Egg fried Rice #252

Egg fried rice is one of the most common dishes of Chinese take-away. Egg fried rice is often made with left over rice in an Asian household. At my home, my mom always makes it with freshly cooked rice and its fancy enough to serve to guests as well along with a curry.

My mom’s approach has made it more inclined towards the Indian flavor profile- even though it’s definitely not spicy.

Bala – A Journey from Baldness to Boldness #230

Bala is a Bollywood movie based on a guy named Bala, who is bald. This is ironic because he got this name because the beautiful hair he had once (Bal means ‘hair’ in hindi). The main characters of the movie are Bala played by Ayushman Khurana, Latika played by Bhumi Pednekar and Pari played by Yami Gautam.

My Reaction to Kadambari Devi’s Suicide Note by Ranjan Bandyopadhyay #227

Kadambari Devi was married to Rabindranath Tagore’s older brother at the age of 9. Rabindranath and Kadambari were of the same age-group. Growing up in a giant family with so many siblings, Tagore did not get much of his parents attention. Kadambari was his playmate, the very first audience to his many of his timeless literary works, a fan and a critic.

Making Rosogolla/Rasgulla is easier than you thought #225

Rosogolla or Rasgulla is one of the most iconic Bengali sweets. While you can find them so easily in any corner of Bengal, it is equally hard to get them anywhere else in India in affordable price.

These sweets are like white balls made of cottage cheese, dipped in light sugar syrup. We attempted to make rosogolla at home a couple of times and now I am sharing the recipe for those who wanna try!