Kumror Chokka Recipe - Kaddu Kala Chana Sabzi | Pumpkin Chickpea Curry

The Kumror Chokka Recipe is a classic Bengali dish which is packed with flavours from panch phoran masala and spices and cooked in mustard oil. Kumror means pumpkin in bengali and is a very commonly used vegetable in the Bengali Cuisine. Pumpkin is a very nutritious vegetable, that is low in calories, rich in Vitamin A, potassium, manganese and lots of other essential minerals.  Serve Kumror Chokka along with Cholar Dal and Bengali Luchi for a delicious and wholesome meal. If you like ...

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Calcutta Style Ghugni Recipe-Tangy Yellow Peas Curry

Ghugni is a very popular street food of Calcutta. The Ghugni is made from dried white peas and spiced up with a special masala called moodi masala. Almost every street corner will have ghugni or jhaal muri and both of these have something in common and that's the Muri Masala. The Muri masala is a blend of roasted condiments and spices in specific proportions and I have a recipe on my website for you to look up on how exactly to make this masala. Serve the Calcutta Ghugni along with thinly sliced ...

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Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll Recipe

The Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll Recipe is a classic Indian Street Food snack that you can find in the streets of North India. Even Kolkata has its own set of Kolkata Egg Rolls that are a classic favorite at home. These rolls are traditionally made with a lot of maida and cooked in a lot of oil and then wrapped into a roll along with a favorite filling. In this recipe of the Kathi roll, I have made the Wrap Dough with whole wheat flour and then filled it with a chatpata Paneer Tikka Masala which ...

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Bengali Style Cholar Dal Recipe-Chana Dal

Cholar Dal is Bengal gram lentils cooked in coconut and spices. Slightly sweet in flavour and very aromatic because of usage of pure ghee, this dal is cooked in a very typical way by monitoring carefully as it should not get mashed completely. It is the very famous lentil dish from West Bengal, that is served with hot and fluffy luchi specially on the occasion of Jamai Shosti, where the Son-in-Law is served this along with many other delicacies in the platter. Serve hot and delicious Cholar Dal ...

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Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe

The Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe is a delicious recipe of potatoes that are simmered in spicy tomato onion garlic and a yogurt gravy. The potato is simmered in the dum aloo masala for a good 30 minutes until all the flavors are absorbed. Aloo Dum also known as Dum Aloo is a delicious spicy and tangy recipe that is a favorite at home. Dum is a process of slow cooking on low heat where we cook the rice or vegetables in its gravy and spices in a sealed vessel simmered for a long period of time. Serve Bengali ...

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Healthy Fulkopir Paturi Recipe (Bengali Style Cauliflower Dumplings)

This Fulkopir Paturi recipe is a vegetarian twist to the traditional Bengali ‘Paturi’, which is typically made with fish. Fish are marinated with spices dominated by mustard and then steam cooked in a banana leaf. In this vegetarian Paturi recipe, 'Fulkopir' or Cauliflower is grated and marinated in a spicy paste. Since this dish is steam cooked, there is very less use of oil. The flavours of the marinade remains intact after steaming. Fulkopir Paturi is a healthy and guilt free side dish that ...

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Eggplant In Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy Recipe-Begun Doi Sorse Posto bata Jhol

Begun Doi Sorse Posto bata Jhol or Eggplant in Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy is a Bengali vegetarian dish. The eggplant is its main ingredient which is first marinated in chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. It is then shallow fried till golden and then simmer in a gravy of  mustard-poppy seed paste and curd. Panch Phoran masala adds a signature Bengali flavor to the Eggplant gravy.  Serve Eggplant In Mustard Poppy Seed Yogurt Gravy Recipe with Steamed Rice Recipe or Phulka ...

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Bengali Dhokar Dalna Recipe

Dhokar Dalna is a signature Bengali vegetarian dish. It is lentil cake made using chana dal which is traditionally fried and simmered in a satvic gravy i.e. a gravy without onion and garlic. I have learnt the recipe from my mother. She makes amazing dhokar dalna. I have baked the dhoka instead of frying them to make it healthy and they taste as good as ever. The process is little time consuming but it is worth all the effort.  Serve Bengali Dhokar Dalna Recipe with Bengali Luchi ...

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Bengali Style Dhokar Dalna Recipe (Spiced Lentil Cakes in Tomato Gravy Recipe)

Bengali Style Dhokar Dalna Recipe (Spiced Lentil Cakes in Tomato Gravy Recipe) is traditional recipe of Dalna which is made from a blend of channa dal and urad dal. Dals are spiced and then blended into a smooth batter. It is then steamed like “Dhoklas” and pan fried. These Steamed and pan fried cakes are then immersed in a thin tomato gravy. The dish is famous among the vegetarian in Bengal and it is considered as pure Satvik as there is no Garlic added to it. Serve the Bengali Style Dhokar ...

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Phalguni Dal Recipe - Bengali Style Red Lentils With Fresh Green Peas

Phalguni Dal Recipe is a must try recipe when green peas are in season during winters. Phalguni Dal Recipe is a rich and creamy Bengali style dal prepared with the combination of masoor dal and green peas. This is a vegan, gluten free and protein rich accompaniment to your meals. Did you know: Green peas have traces of origin in the sub-Himalayan plains of India. Green peas are rich in phytonutrients, minerals, vitamin A, C, K, folic acid and antioxidants.Peas are packed with anti aging properties ...

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Bengali Style Mangsher Jhol Recipe-Mutton Curry

‘Mangsher Jhol’ and Sundays are synonymous in Bengali kitchen. I remember my childhood days when Sunday used to be dance classes in the morning, ‘Tekona Porota’ and ‘Aloo Chorchori’ for breakfast or ‘Luchi-Sada Aloor Chorchori’ for breakfast and Chicken Curry or Mutton Curry for lunch was a must. I still remember when Maa used to grind the masalas in ‘shil-nora’ (a traditional way of grinding spices with the help of a oblong stone piece on a large stone square piece). And the ...

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Posto Pabda (Bengali Fish Curry In Poppy Seeds Paste)

Posto Pabda is a very popular fish curry from Bengal, in which the fish named Pabda is cooked in poppy seeds paste making a thick curry. The fish here is cooked whole and the dish goes well with plain rice. The recipe here is adapted from my mother's diary and trust me, it tastes amazing. For those who have tasted Aloo Posto, this fish curry has a similar curry taste with fish along as a bonus. The curry is cooked in Mustard oil that gives a super aroma and a rustic flavor to the dish. The consistency ...

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Begun Basanti Recipe - Eggplant In Mustard Yogurt Curry

Begun Basanti Recipe (Eggplant in Mustard Yogurt Curry) is a delicacy among the Bengali Cuisine. As it contains the two very used ingredients in most of the Bong cooking. The “Posto Bata” which is the poppy seed paste and “Sorshe Bata: which is the mustard seed paste is a widely used in most of their curries and gravies. In this recipe the eggplant is pan seared well and then cooked along with both paste and yogurt is added to make it more rich and delicious to eat. Serve the Begun Basanti ...

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Bengali Style Khichuri Aar Labra Recipe-Khichdi And Mixed Vegetables

Khichuri Aar Labra Recipe is a moong dal Khichdi And Mixed Vegetables cooked in Bengali style. This has potatoes, cauliflower and peas, fragrant with ginger and bhaja masala . For the stir fried vegetables (Labra) we have added Spinach and is cooked with a medley of veggies in it as well.This is a comfort food that is handy when we live alone as it is a one pot meal. Serve Bengali Style Khichuri Aar Labra Recipe- Khichdi And Mixed Vegetables alone for a weeknight dinner along with Papaya Orange ...

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Homemade Pani Puri Recipe -Calcutta Style Puchka Recipe

Calcutta Style Puchkas also known as Pani Puri and Golgappa is a simple and delicious recipe to make at home. This recipe is inspired from the streets of Calcutta. These Pani Puri or Puchka as they are called in Calcutta are the best street food you can have in India on a hot summer day, a rainy day, a gloomy day, basically a day you want your mood to be uplifted. It is a spicy, tangy and thirst quenching street food that brings people together from all communities in India on the streets. I have ...

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Bengali Style Chicken Rezala Recipe - Chicken Korma Recipe

Bengali Style Chicken Rezala Recipe - Chicken Korma is an authentic white coloured gravy dish that has got its roots from Bengal. The chicken thighs and drumsticks are usually used in this curry to lift up the flavour well and make it quite rich. The chicken is first marinated with curd, onion paste, sesame and poppy seed paste. It is then slow cooked with whole spice like cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and dry red chillies. By simmering slowly with the curd mixture and whole spice, it keeps ...

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Parshe Macher Jhal Recipe - Mullet In Mustard Sauce

In Parshe Macher Jhal, Mullet is cooked whole in a hot mustard sauce and flavoured with goodness of coriander leaves. It is easy to make and mustard sauce adds an extra flavour to it.  Serve Parshe Macher Jhal along with Steamed Rice and Bengali Style Cholar Dal for a weekday meal.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bengali Recipes such as Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe Narkoler Chance Recipe Bengali Jhinge Narkol Chenchki 

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बंगाली आलू दम रेसिपी - Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe

बंगाली आलू दम रेसिपी एक स्वाद से भरपूर रेसिपी है जिसमे आलू को टमाटर, प्याज और लहसुन के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसमें आलू को करी में 30 मिनट के लिए पकाया जाता है ताकि आलू अच्छी तरह से ग्रेवी सोख ले.   बंगाली आलू दम रेसिपी को बंगाली लुच्ची, छोलार दाल और लौकी रायता के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे.  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है, हरे प्याज आलू की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी आलू परवल की सुखी सब्ज़ी रेसिपी आलू पालक की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी   

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पापड़ एर डालना रेसिपी - Bengali Papad Curry Recipe

पापड़ एर डालना रेसिपी, एक स्वादिष्ट बंगाली रेसिपी है जिसे हर बंगाली घर में रोज के खाने के लिए बनाया जाता है. इसे ज़्यदातर दुर्गा पूजा के समय बनाया जाता है. यह बहुत ही सरल रेसिपी है जो बहुत कम समय में ...

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Bengali Style Pomfret Shorshe Recipe - Pomfret In Mustard Gravy

Pomfret Shorshe (Pomfret in mustard gravy) is an authentic Bengali recipe which is made with pomfret fish. This is one of easiest recipe with minimal ingredients. Mustard sauce gravy can be used to cook other fishes like hilsa, rohu, catla, catfish and various other river fishes. The usage of mustard oil and mustard paste is what makes Pomfret Shorshe heavenly when had with hot white rice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bengali recipes such as Bengali Bhog Khichuri Dal Chingri Bengali ...

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Papad er Dalna Recipe - Bengali Papad Curry

Papad er Dalna is a Bengali recipe that is prepared specially during Durga Puja. It provides the "pujo pujo aroma " (the essence of Durga Puja). This recipe is quick and easy for the days you are too lazy to cook up an extravagant meal. Papad er Dalna can be served with phulka, paratha or steamed rice. Other papad recipes that you might like  Roasted Papad Chaat Recipe Crispy Paneer Bars Recipe Papad Parathas Recipe Papad Nachos With Salsa Recipe Papad Ki Sabzi Recipe

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Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe - Pointed Gourd /Parwal and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe

Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe (Pointed Gourd and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe) along with mishti Pulao which is a Bengali style flavoured sweet rice makes it a main course for all the bengali households. It is prepared without garlic and onion. This is prepared mostly during Durga Puja or Durga Ashtami when bengalis mostly follow a ‘no onion no garlic’  diet.  Serve Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe (Pointed Gourd and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe) along with Bengali Holud Mishti ...

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Bengali Jhinge Narkol Chenchki Recipe - Stir Fried Ridge Gourd With Coconut

The Bengali Jhinge Narkol Chenchki Recipe is a traditional Bengali dry vegetable sabzi made from ridge gourd that is tossed in a delicious blend of roasted masalas, mustard paste and coconut. Jhinge (Ridge gourd) is very common among Bengalis. Jhinge is used in fish curries and in dals as well.   Serve the Bengali Jhinge Narkol Chenchki along with hot Steamed Rice, Cholar Dal and Aloo Bhaja for a warm comforting weekend lunch. If you are looking for more Bengali Recipes, then try ...

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Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal Recipe - Bengali Style Moong Dal with Winter Vegetables

The Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal is delicately flavored with ghee and cumin to let the aroma of dry roasted yellow mung shine through. In winter vegetables are added to make it more nutritious. Dal or lentil is the second important protein for Bengalis after fish. They need to have a ladleful of any lightly flavored lentil dish for their meal everyday. In a Bengali style of eating, Dal is eaten as a second or third course with some fritter or stir fries. Serve the Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger ...

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