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Desserts

Rosho Puli Pithe

The winter harvest season in the Indian sub-continent falls in the second half of January.  It marks a new beginning and hence calls for great celebrations.  In Bengal this festive season is known as Poush Parbon which is celebrated with delicacies made with rice and date palm jaggery as basic […]

Quick Snack

Egg Salad

Egg salad is one of my favourite English breakfasts and a great dish to celebrate the New Year morning with.  I had this for the first time with my friends while on a trip. One of our friends wanted to have an elaborate English breakfast and dragged all of us […]

Indian Breakfast

Radhaballavi

Radhaballavi is the most scrumptious dish for a Bengali breakfast menu and a popular morning street food snack in Kolkata.  For us Bengalis food is a matter of utmost importance, nevertheless a bit emotional too.  Yes it’s true, with the first morsel of dinner in our mouth we start planning […]

Desserts

Rabri

Being a Bengali, I take pride in saying that we die for desserts.  Yes, that’s right. Every Bengali is born with a sweet tooth.  For us a proper meal must end with a dessert or sweet dish. Sweets hold an eminent place in our culture and custom.  Sweets in any […]

Indian Mughlai

Chicken Korma

Indian cuisine like a mirror reflects the most vital feature of our civilization: Diversity.  One can witness endless recipes across the length and breadth of India and will find each recipe completely unique yet amazingly delicious.  Chicken Korma is one such masterpiece.  It is a traditional recipe of the Indian […]

Desserts

Kesari Mawa Modak

Mawa Modak is a traditional Indian milk based dessert.  Modak, being Lord Ganesha’s favourite sweet, is generally prepared during the festive season of Ganesh Chaturthi and offered to the Lord.  I myself being an earnest devotee of Lord Ganesha thought of sharing this recipe with you on the auspicious occasion […]