RECIPE – My aunt’s special Bengali style ‘Basanti Pulao’

I am a big biriyani fan; in fact, I am surely one of the craziest Kolkata style biriyani lovers alive! And I am sure most of my readers know this fact, by now. Actually the fact is, I love almost any fragrant rice which tastes subtle and is very lightly spiced! So, when we come…

Recipe: How to cook ‘Palak Paneer’!

This week I will share with you one very delectable, fulfilling Indian vegetarian recipe which is loved by most. You can have it with rotis, paranthas, or even steamed rice if you wish to. I love this dish because this is soothing; it’s not overtly laden with masalas like other North Indian sides. It leaves…

Recipe: How to cook amazing ‘Gol Morich Murgi’!

Sundays are typically synonymous with ‘lyad’ and ‘mangsho-r jhol bhaat’ for all Bengalis! And I am no exception; I love every bit of this. Today is one Sunday when I am writing this, and I have had enough lyad throughout the day and I have had some amazing murgi-r jhol and bhaat in the afternoon! All…

Recipe of ‘Katla Kalia’ from the kitchen of The Stadel (Kolkata)

I had promised that I will share few Bengali recipes from the kitchen of First Innings Restaurant, Stadel (Kolkata) [www.thestadel.com]. And as promised, today I will share with you recipe of a common dish that is cooked in most of the kitchens in Bengal. There is no doubt about the fact that Bengalis are known for…