Luchi/Poori is a type of Indian bread. It’s made with just 3 ingredients and goes with almost any curry. This is vegetarian/vegan recipe.
Patisapta pithe is like a slightly thicker crepe with a sweet filling inside. This is mostly prepared during winter season with khejur gur/date palm jaggery.
Kochur Bora/Taro Root Fritters are the easiest to make and very tasty as well. This is vegetarian/vegan recipe and goes well with plain rice.
A simple addition of small pieces of mutton to chana masala or chickpea curry can make it the highlight of the menu from a regular vegetarian curry. Let’s find out the recipe.
Mixed veg moong daal is one such dish… Just tweaking few things can make the simple lentil soup star of the menu! Let’s check out the recipe…
Chal kumro Ghonto/Ash Gourd Curry is another simple vegetarian/vegan dish that is prepared in Bengali households on a normal day. The curry is extremely simple, not spicy at all and full of nutritional value.
Musoor Dal’er Bora/lentil fritters are extremely easy to make and don’t need a ton of ingredients or spices.
Laal saag/Red Amaranth leaves are really easy to cook. This recipe is giving both non-vegetarian and vegetarian options. Make it with seasonal radish to get the best results.
When you make bottle gourd curry/lau ghonto, save the skin of the bottle gourd (Lau’er Bakol) for stir frying them. It tastes amazing with plain rice/roti.
This is the recipe of lau Ghonto/bottle gourd curry. Skip the prawns for making it vegetarian/vegan. This curry is very light and prepared with very few ingredients.
Sharing our family recipe of Ilish-maachher-pulao/ a rice dish cooked with mildly spiced gravy and succulent pieces of hilsa fish.
Prawn fritters are crispy and delicious. It becomes soft and juicy when cooked in a light gravy with simple Indian spices. Have this gravy with rice for the best experience.
Find out a common dish of Bengali household, which is super easy to prepare – Kochur Loti Bhaji.
Bhetki Macher Paturi is a popular fish preparation in Bengal. Boneless fish filet is cooked in aromatic mustard sauce wrapped in banana leaf.
Sorshe Potol is a Bengali style vegetable curry. Coconut and mustard paste can take an ordinary vegetable like potol/parwal to next level!
United Kitchens of India had a Food Festival of authentic Bengali Cuisines on the occasion of Bengali new year. Here are some photos of it.