Cholar Dal / Bengali Chana Dal Recipe

Cholar Dal / Bengali Chana Dal Recipe

Cholar Dal is an authentic preparation in West-Bengal. A curry which is relished with luchi or kachuri on any celebration day. My granny is a Bengali.The place where I was born has the impact of Bengali culture to the most. Whether it’s food or festival. And […]

Fried Wheat Crackers

Whole Wheat Mathri / Fried Wheat Crackers

These Wheat Mathri are crunchy savory bites. You can call them fried-cookie.They are perfect for any festive celebration. A spiced snack which can be paired with a cup of Tea too. You will enjoy making these fried-cookies.Unlike my previous Diwali Snack, this wheat mathri can’t be […]

Chickpea Sundal/Healthy Chickpea Snack

Chickpea Sundal/Healthy Chickpea Snack

This Chickpea dish is popularly known as Sundal .This is a Must at home for any puja during the festive season.It’s a savory preparation with Chickpea. A snack which is super healthy and delicious too. Chickpea Sundal is a south-Indian preparation with very minimal spices.I have skipped mustard […]

Sukha Kala Chana Recipe

Dry Black Chickpea/Sukha Kala Chana Recipe

Sukha Kala chana or Dry Black Chickpea is one of such food which can be relished as a snack or as a side-dish. To make it more appetizing, sprinkle lemon juice, add chopped coriander leaves and fresh green chili to it.In no time a tea-time snack will be ready. This […]

Curd-Rice ,South-Indian Comfort Food

Curd-Rice ,South-Indian Comfort Food

Curd-Rice is one of the most comfortable food on my list. Perfectly balanced with a sizzling tempering of fresh curry leaves,green-chili and peanuts is my way of making it. Some make it with left-over rice and some like me make it fresh, a little warm. Be […]

Keema Samosa

Keema Samosa

Today is Mahalaya, the day when Navaratra starts. It seems to be a Monsoon festive celebration this year.Almost every day it’s raining.And you can only crave for some crispy keema samosa with your afternoon tea. Samosa is a popular street-food in India.The crispy pastry stuffed […]

Keema Guguni Recipe

Kolkata Style Keema Guguni Recipe

Hello, September.The convivial fragrance of Durga Puja fills the air.The most awaited festival for a Bengali.I can never overcome the nostalgia for my days spent in the city of joy, Kolkata during Puja last year. This Keema Guguni has all that charm to revive that. […]