Maumita Paul

💕A passionate cook and food blogger. A wannabe recipe revivalist. An amateur shutterbug. An avid traveller. A diehard admirer of Indian folk art.

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Recipes and Articles by Maumita Paul

Natorer Luchir Payesh (Milk Pudding With Fried Flatbread)

Monday, 01 January 2018 08:00

Luchir Payesh is a fried flatbread bathed in jaggery infused milk. This special version of Luchir Payesh is from Natore region in Bangladesh. It is a sandwich of two Puriss with a Kanchagolla filling in between, fried till golden and dipped into a jaggery-perfumed payesh. It is a delicacy prepared during ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Atar Payesh Recipe (Sitaphal Kheer)

Monday, 18 December 2017 09:00

Atar Payesh is a symphony of custard apple and milk. Milk that has been languorously reduced and which includes luscious custard apples. And some cream for indulgence. Bliss !! You can also make this recipe for festivals or any upcoming special occasion.  Serve Atar Payesh after a satisfying ...

Bengali Style Chingri Posto Recipe (Prawns Cooked In Poppy Seed Gravy)

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:18

Bengali Style Chingri Posto Recipe is a side dish made with prawns cooked in a poppy seed paste. The chingri or prawns have to deveined and marinated with turmeric and salt for about half an hour. The poppy seeds are also soaked long enough to soak water, and then ground with green chillies and ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Narkel Diye Cholar Dal Recipe (Bengali Chana Dal With Fried Coconut Slices)

Sunday, 10 September 2017 00:11

Narkel Diye Cholar Dal is a Bengali chana dal perfumed with fragrant whole spices. Spiked with chillies and ginger, this dal is very tasty and is usually made in Bengali households very often. This dal is easy to make and is usually the part of Bengali festival. Make this dal at home this week and give ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Doi Ilish Recipe - Bengali Style Hilsa In Yogurt Gravy Recipe

Saturday, 09 September 2017 00:11

Doi Ilish Recipe is a Bengali fish recipe in which fish is cooked in a yogurt gravy. Just a throw of kalonji, some wicked green chillies and a luxuriant drizzle of mustard oil, makes this dish delicious and mouth watering. It is easy to make and therefore it is perfect to be served for everyday lunch ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Thai Fish Cake Recipe

Monday, 21 August 2017 14:10

Thai fish cakes are packed with the aroma of kaffir lime, galangal, bird’s eye chillies- that perfect savoury accompaniment to your evening tea. You can also make this for your picnics or even potluck parties. The recipe uses basa fish to create this wonderful crispy savoury cakes, basa fish is the ...

Bengali Style Basanti Pulao Recipe

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:23

Bengali Style Basanti Pulao Recipe is made from a heady fragrance of Gobindobhog that is soaked in turmeric to a get a golden touch. An overload of cashews, raisins and a hint of perfume of whole spices makes this a heaven for rice lovers. Rice is been a comfort food for generations and this is a nice ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Bengali Style Khichuri Aar Labra Recipe-Khichdi And Mixed Vegetables

Sunday, 30 July 2017 00:01

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 ...

Published in Khichdi Recipes

Lebu Lonka Murgi Recipe - Chicken With Gondhoraj Lebu & Green Chillies

Sunday, 23 July 2017 00:19

Lebu Lonka Murgi is a delicious recipe where succulent pieces of chicken is cooked in creamy yoghurt and tangy Gondhoraj lebu juice. Some lime leaves added in for a further burst of citrus and green chillies for their heat. A  Serve Lebu Lonka Murgi with Steamed Rice or Whole Wheat Laccha ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Parshe Macher Jhal Recipe - Mullet In Mustard Sauce

Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:19

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 ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Ilish Er Tel Jhol Recipe - Bengali Hilsa Fish Curry

Sunday, 25 June 2017 00:15

Ilish Er Tel Jhol is a runny Hilsa gravy scented with kalonji and turmeric powder. This gravy is spiked with green chillies and finished with a generous drizzle of mustard oil. The mustard oil in the recipe brings out the flavour of the dish and increases the taste too. It is easy to make and takes ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish

Saturday, 17 June 2017 13:00

Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish are delectable bhetki stuffing in spiced mashed potato cases. These are further crumb-fried to a gorgeous golden colour. Though this can also be shallow fried, typically croquettes are to be deep fried to get the texture and juiciness within the croquette. Tastes heavenly ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Doodh Jhinge Curry Recipe-Ridge Gourd Cooked In Milk

Friday, 02 June 2017 12:00

Doodh Jhinge Curry Recipe is the Ridge Gourds Cooked In Milk and tempered with mustard seeds, flavoured with ginger and spiked with spicy green chillies. Ridge gourd peel that is not used in this recipe can later be used to prepare Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney instead of discarding it. Serve Doodh ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Pepe Ghonto Recipe -Bengali Style Raw Papaya Sabzi

Sunday, 28 May 2017 13:00

Pepe Ghonto Recipe is the Bengali Style Raw Papaya Sabzi made with grated green and raw papaya and cubed potato. With added roasted peanuts, raisins and a dash of spices. This is an easy sabzi that can be included in a weeknight dinner or for lunch boxes. Serve Pepe Ghonto Recipe along with phulka, Bengali ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Bengali Kosha Murgir Mangsho Recipe (Chicken in a Spicy Dry Gravy)

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:00

Bengali Kosha Murgir Mangsho Recipe (Chicken in a Spicy Dry Gravy) is made of succulent chicken. The spicy chicken in dry gravy comes with sinfully caramelised onion, fragrance of ginger and a hint of cardamom. This recipe brings back memories redolent from the streets of Kolkata. Serve Bengali ...

Published in Chicken Recipes