Thursday, July 19, 2018

Parshe Mach Sorshe Diye/ Bengali Baby Mullet Curry Baby Mullet in Mustard Gravy

A Bengali traditional fish curry with the pungent taste of mustard paste and mustard oil served with warm rice is another comforting dish for anytime of the year. 

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Parshe Macher Jhol/Bengali Spiced Baby Mullet Stew

My blog turned 4 years a couple of weeks back and I am a bit sad that I couldn't post anything at that time. It's difficult to write a post during summer break. But it's better late than never and I am here again to share something simple yet delicious recipe. Macher jhol/Fish stew with plain rice is a great summer meal of fishy goodness for Bongs. This is very light, easy to prepare and only needs few pantry ingredients. 

Friday, May 18, 2018

Shahjahani Murgh/ Chicken Curry with Almond, Currants and Aromatic Spices

Shajani Murgh is one of the most popular chicken recipes of Mughlai cuisine. This curry is named after Sahjahan, the fifth Moghul emperor of India. It is believed that cooks from royal kitchens created many luxurious recipes for Nawabs during Mughal rule in India .

Friday, May 11, 2018

Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake with the fresh strawberry sauce is a gorgeous treat for Mother's Day, Spring celebration or any special occasion. It has a gluten free crust, low fat cream cheese, sour cream, just enough sugar to make it perfectly sweet with a hint of slight tang and strawberry puree. It is not only stunning, it tastes amazing. 

Thursday, May 3, 2018


Cioppino(cho-pee-no), a tomato broth based fish stew made with catch of the day consisting of shellfish and other fish from the San Francisco Bay originated in San Francisco by Italian fishermen immigrants according to Wikipedia.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Asparagus, Butternut Squash, Potato and Coconut Curry

As spring arrives new leaves appear and a variety of flowers bloom in our neighborhood, parks and of course our front/back yard. Warmer weather, cool breeze, birds chirping, squirrels chasing each other, gardening, it's a season of new beginnings and the perfect time to start for healthy eating.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Bong style Chili Chicken

The Bengali New Year or Poila Baishak is celebrated 14th or 15th April and food is the one of the most enjoying parts for any celebration. Today I am sharing  "The Bong style Chili Chicken" recipe to enjoy with family and friends. This Chinese inspired chicken dish is every Bengali's hot favorite. The use of soy sauce along with rice vinegar, hot sauce and tomato puree gives this dish very rich taste and appetizing red-brown color.