Veg Fried Rice

Fried rice is a common “Chinese” dish in the Indian subcontinent. I think the main reason veg fried rice was discovered because people needed a good way to use up the leftover vegetables. It is a simple recipe that brings a slight change to the same old rice that is a staple food for most…

Chicken Pulusu

Chicken Pulusu is a South Indian curry. It has a nice strong coconut flavor which compliments rice based food really well. Chicken has a high protein content and is a rich source of minerals. It helps aid in weight loss and also helps with common cold. It has multiple benefits. Coconut on the other hand…

Recipe Book

Look at what my daughter gifted me for my birthday!! A little yellow book for me to write my recipes in! It even has this quote ” Little by little, one travels far.” By J.R.R.Tolkien.   And that is what I plan to do with my little recipe book! 🙂 

Enchor er Dalna (Jackfruit Curry)

It is a summer fruit. I always wait for summer so that I can have the jackfruit again. I love the enchor cutlet morethough . We bengalis call it gaach patha (tree goat) because it tastes a lot like mutton. Once we went to Tirupati where my friend and I saw a jack-fruit tree with…

Bottle Guard with Khaskhas

This recipe was rare  when I was a kid. Poppy seeds were expensive then and even now. When I first made this dish, the bottle guard was a little uncooked. I still try to reach my mother’s standards but  fail somehow. Though it does make me happy to see my family and friends relish this dish…

Khasi Cuisine

Hey there people! I bring to you a snippet of my Travel to Shillong.Sounds grand doesn’t it? For someone who does not travel much-this was an amazing experience. Especially since I was born there and spent the first 17 years of my life there. I had gone there for my nephew’s marriage and only got…

IDLY

Soft soft Idly. Oh how you mix well with every spicy thing. Being bland itself, idly takes in the taste of the side dish and compliments it pretty well. One of the easiest preparations albeit time taking – idly is a filling dish that provides you with carbs and proteins. Enjoy this Prior preparation Time…

Chitol Maach er Bori

This brings back memories. I remember my dad used to bring this 3 foot long fish whenever possible and cleaned it up for my mother to cook. Our family was huge ,so we got equal number of “borees” each. Few in number, but , a taste that will linger in your mouth long after. This…

Back!

I am back from an amaaazing trip! I feel so sad now but you chums don’t have to feel so bad, because I have come up with loads of new dishes! There were so many things that I tried out- it brought back some really nostalgic memories. I am going to share these memories with…

TOP FIVE THINGS I AM THANKFUL ABOUT

Thanksgiving is all about having a hearty meal with your family and loved ones these days. It started out as a celebration after some bad times in history and now it’s a day to relax and spend some quality time. It reminds us of what we tend to forget- our family and the things we…

Jowari Dosa- A blend of North and South India

Jowari Dosa is one of the simplest dishes that I have created. I came up with this tasty creation when I changed our daily diet from wheat based to jowar based. Dosa is common in South India and well, Jowar is a common flour used to make rotis in North India. Dosa uses very little…

Paneer Butter Masala

After a long time on my daughter’s demand I made Paneer Butter Masala at home. It brought back some good old memories ^-^. As the name suggests we use butter in this dish but I use a very little amount and a little butter is good for every one. Coming to paneerpaneer, it is very…