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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Chinese Oats Paneer Manchurian Kathi Roll Recipe

Chinese Oats Paneer Manchurian Kathi Rolls make for a wholesome snack for kids or a tea time for the weekend evenings along with chai. The mildly spiced Chinese Oats when tossed in paneer and sauces and wrapped in a whole wheat paratha makes this rolls delicious. Serve the Chinese Oats Paneer Manchurian Kathi Roll Recipe for a Tea Time Snack.  Other roll recipes that you can try: Grilled Eggplant Roll Recipe Mixed Vegetable Curry Roll Recipe Achari Paratha Roll Recipe  

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Bengali Bhapa Doi Recipe

Bhapa Doi or Baked Yogurt is Hung curd or Greek yogurt blended with milk and condensed milk and baked with a water bath in the oven or steamed on the stove top is a must have sweet dish in the Bengali weddings and special occasions like festivals etc. Bhapa Doi can be flavored with saffron, cardamom etc and can be garnished with fresh fruits or chopped nuts. It can also be given a fruity flavour by adding strawberry or pomegranate reduction and topped with molasses. Serve Bhapa Doi to your friends ...

Bengali Chirer Payesh / Poha Pudding Recipe With Nolen Gur

Bengali Chirer Payesh is the Flattened Rice (poha) Pudding Recipe made With Nolen Gur. This traditional recipe is made during festive times in Bengal. Nolen gur or jaggery from dates adds a special sweet taste to the pudding/payasam recipe. Closest replacement for Nolen Gur is brown sugar, if nolen gur is unavailable. Make and serve this delectable Bengali Chirer Payesh /pudding recipe after a sumptuous meal of Cholar Dal Recipe/ Aar Macher Jhol Recipe and jeera rice for dinner. If you found this ...

बंगाली आलू झिंगे पोश्तो करी रेसिपी - Bengali Aloo Jhinge Posto Curry (Recipe In Hindi))

बंगाली आलू झिंगे पोश्तो करी खस खस की ग्रेवी मई बनायी जाती है।  हरी मिर्च और खस खस की ग्रेवी इसे बंगाली खाने मैं बहुत ख़ास रेसिपी बनाती है, और इसमें बहुत स्वाद भी भर देती है। इनसे करी मैं गाड़ापन भी आ जाता है।  बंगाली आलू झिंगे पोश्तो करी को तवा पराठा और सलाद के साथ डिनर मैं परोसे। अगर आपको यह रेसिपी अच्छी लगी हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  ढिंगरी डोलमा  नादन टमाटर करी  पोटाला रसा 

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Kheer Puli Pitha | Bengali Pitha Recipe

Kheer Puli Pitha | Bengali Pitha Recipe is the rice dumplings filled with coconut and palm jaggery filling which is cooked in milk, either plain or flavored with palm jaggery. Nolen Gur or fresh palm jaggery is a very loved jaggery in Bengal and Orissa which only comes to market only during winter months. I have grown up witnessing my mom preparing amazing delicacies with Nolen Gur/ Patali Gur. One such recipe which I got from her is Kheer Puli Pitha. Here are a few more Sweets worth trying: Badam ...

Vegetable Chops Recipe

Every region in India has it’s own famous street food and Vegetable Chops is one of the popular street food from Bengal which has a perfect blend of Bengal’s culture and tradition. Vegetable Chops are from the Patty family and is made using different vegetables and masalas. This recipe are commonly served in most of the Bengali households along with tea for tea time snacks. You can also try recipes like Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe Raw Banana Cutlet Recipe Raw Banana Cutlet Recipe Triple-Bean ...

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Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe (Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery)

Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe is a Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery. This is a signature dish of Makar Sankranti festival (South India) / Poush Parbon (West Bengal). During this period, nolen gur or date palm jaggery is a seasonal ingredient which is freshly available in winters. With just 3 ingredients, Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe (Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery) tastes divine as a dessert delicacy.  If you like this recipe, try out the other recipes that can also be done with nolen gur - Bengali ...

Patishapta Recipe (Rice Crepe)

Patishapta Recipe (Rice Crepe) is a soft rice crepe folded inwards to make an envelope filled with a delicious filling made with coconut and jaggery. It is the most desired Bengal sweet delicacy made during the month of January on the auspicious occasion of Poush or Makar Sankranti. The batter used for making the fine crepes is of white flour, semolina, and rice flour. For the filling we have used jaggery.  Enjoy your Patishapta Recipe ( Rice Crepe) as a dessert after your hearty lunch.  To ...

Chaler Payesh Recipe (Bengali Style Rice Pudding)

Chaler Payesh is a famous bengali recipe and is mostly eaten as a dessert after their meal. It is an integral part of all bengali ceremonies like birthday, house warming etc. It is rich in carbs (due to the rice) and calcium (due to the milk). Serve Chaler Payesh as a sweet dish after your delicious Bengali meals. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bengali recipes such as Bengali Luchi Bengali Chirer Pulao Bengali Bhog Khichuri  

Bhaja Pithe Recipe

Bhaja Pithe Recipe is a traditional sweet recipe in the region of West Bengal. This recipe is traditionally made for harvest festival. Made with nolen gur (palm jaggery), this recipe can also be substituted with normal cane jaggery. Coconut filling is stuffed in the dough made from dal, sweet potato and rice flour, and is deep fried to make Bhaja Pithe Recipe. Serve this as a dessert after meals. Here are more festive recipes to try Puran Poli Recipe With Toor Dal And Chana Dal Rajasthani ...

Kaacha Gola Recipe (Bengali Sweet Cottage Cheese Balls)

Kaacha Gola is very famous sweet from West Bengal which is made of fresh paneer or chenna and flavoured with cardamom and saffron. The sweet is not just quick but can also be made in a jiffy, specially when there are sudden guests at your home. The melt in mouth fudge tastes amazing when refrigerated for some time before serving. Kaacha Gola is usually not as sweet as compared to the other Indian sweets. The sweetness is mild and the main aroma and flavour is infused by cardamom and saffron. Kaacha ...

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe is a simple, delicious Assamese/ Bengali dessert  made with rice, milk, bay leaf and date palm jaggery. The dish is pretty easy to make and the outcome is really creamy tempting bowlful of dessert. Nolen gur jaggery gives this dish a unique taste. Serve Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe as a dessert recipe. Here are a few more Nolen gur recipes that you can also try Bengali Chirer Payesh Nolen Chawal Bhog Kheer Puli Pitha Nolen Gur Panna Cotta

Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop Recipe (Spiced Cutlet Recipe)

Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop Recipe (Spiced Cutlet Recipe) is a typical Bengali starter made with variation, by using vegetables. In this recipe, we have created the chop by a unique combination of beetroot and raw banana.  Bengali chops are very famous and are sold as Kolkata street food with various accompaniments. The roasted peanut combined in the mixture gives a crunchy element to the crispy patties. Serve yummy Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop  (Spiced Cutlet) with ...

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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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Bengali Style Kanch kolar Kofta Curry Recipe (Green Plantain Kofta Curry Recipe)

Bengali Style Kanch kolar Kofta Curry Recipe (Green Plantain Kofta Curry Recipe) is all time favorite Bengali dish made with soft and crispy Koftas dipped in thin and tangy based curry. The Raw banana is rich source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.  The starch content present in raw banana will help in controlling blood sugar level and manage cholesterol. Serve the Bengali Style Kanch kolar Kofta Curry Recipe (Green Plantain Kofta Curry Recipe) with hot Phulkas and steam rice. If you are ...

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Stir Fry Green beans and Tofu with Panch Phoron Recipe

Stir Fry Green beans and Tofu with Panch Phoron Recipe is quick dry vegetable side dish packed with proteins. The vegetable is tossed with Panch Phoron which is an authentic spice powder mix made from 5 variety of spices. It is the best dish that one doesn’t require much of chopping or prepping of ingredients. It just requires few patient time to just let the beans cook along with the spice powder. Serve the Stir Fry Green beans and Tofu with Panch Phoron Recipe can be served along with phulka ...

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Kanchakalar Khosha Bata | A Traditional Bengali Raw Banana Peel Chutney

Kanchakalar Khosha Bata is a traditional Bengali dish that is made from raw banana peels. The banana peels are cooked and spiced up with garlic, green chillies and red chillies, and is nutritious and packed with iron.  Serve the Kanchakalar Khosha Bata with hot steamed rice and ghee. You can also try the following recipes with the raw banana since this recipes only uses the peel: Kachcha Kela Masala Sabzi Recipe (Raw Banana with Tomatoes & Spices) Kuruku Kaalan Recipe (Raw Bananas ...

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Bengali Posto Porota Recipe (Spiced Poppy Seed Parathas)

The Posto Porota Recipe is a paratha that is made with a combination of whole wheat flour, posto or poppy seeds ground into a paste along with a few green chillies, finely chopped onions, sesame seeds for a nutty twist, some salt and little sugar and is finally topped with nigella seeds and finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve the Bengali Posto Porota along with a your favorite Pickle, a bowl of yogurt for breakfast or a quick weeknight dinner along with your favorite vegetable. If you ...

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Dal Chenchki ( Red Lentils with Shallots)

The Dal Chenchki is a recipe from Bengal, a state I love to visit so very often for its aromatic food. The Dal Chenchki is a simple recipe made from red lentils (masoor dal) and combined with baby onions (shallots) and seasoned with ghee and mild spices. Serve the Dal Chenchki with Aloo Parwal Sabzi (another Bengali favorite) and hot rice, topped with ghee. I must mention that the version of Dal Chenchki might not be same as many bengali's make, but is an inspired version of ...

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Dal Chingri (Bengali Style Channa Dal And Prawns) Recipe

I have to admit that the first time I ever heard of this combination it did sound a little strange to me, though meat and lentils are paired together once in a while it isn't a very common practice to do so. In this Bengali dish, chana dal, vegetables and prawns come together in a creamy curry which is wholesome, delicious and healthy. The dal chingri and rice are enough by themselves to make a complete meal both in the means of taste and balance. Serve Dal Chingri with hot steamed rice for a healthy ...

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Mushroom and Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Mushroom and Prawn Malai Curry is my variation to the famous Bengali recipe ‘Chingri Macher Malai Curry’ which is prawn in coconut milk curry. I must say mushrooms and prawns together are a great hit! Both being so distinct in its flavour yet complimenting each other so well in this mouth watering delicacy. Serve Mushroom and Prawn Malai Curry with hot steamed rice and Beetroot Tambuli for a delicious meal. You can also try other Prawn recipes such as Rava Fried Prawns Prawns Fried Rice Dal ...

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Mustard Prawns In Coconut Recipe

Mustard Prawns In Coconut is a cuisine of coastal West Bengal and is quite famous during the monsoons. One interesting fact is that dish is prepared during "jamai sosti”, the festival celebrated in West Bengal where son-in-laws are offered different varieties of food by their respective mother-in-law and prayers are offered in their name along with gift exchanges. Regarding the nutritional aspect the dish is rich in protein (due to prawns)and good cholesterol (due to coconut as well as prawns). Mustard ...

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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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