Chaal kophi

A delightful vegetarian satvic recipe from West Bengal. This isn’t a very common recipe like other vegetarian recipes that I have shared. Chaal kophi is a heirloom recipe that I learnt from my mum which she learnt from my grandmom. I keep repeating how much I love vegetarian food in Bengali cuisine. You must try…

Pyaaz Posto

Posto is poppy seeds and in Bengali cuisine it is one of the favorite ingredients used. Generally Posto is used with potato to make alu Posto which is quite popular. Posto can be made with variety of other vegetables, also with fish and meat. Here I have made this simple and delicious Posto recipe with…

Baked Bengali style shingara – Baked Bengali samosa

I wonder who doesn’t love samosas.. Samosas are the most loved Indian snacks but did you know that samosas weren’t originated in India? It was believed to have originated in the Middle East and introduced to India by traders. Samosas are eaten in various other regions of Asia with different fillings. Within India, the samosa…

Baked macher dimer bora

Bengalis are known for their love for fish. It is said “maache bhaate bangali” i.e fish and rice makes a Bengali. A meal is incomplete without fish and it is pretty much the same at my house too. We love fish, though we don’t eat fish in every meal but at least 4-5 days a…

Alu pyaaz tomato posto

Bengalis love alu posto. It is such a comfort food and so simple to make. My hubby loves posto so much that he can eat it day and night 365 days a year! Posto is poppy seeds, we make a paste of poppy seeds and use. Various other vegetables can be made with posto like…