Fried Beans with Roasted Sesame Seeds

Fried Beans with Roasted Sesame Seeds

Fried Beans with Roasted Sesame Seeds is another popular dish in my household. It is a quick and easy side that can be paired with any Eastern or Western meals. Beans are in any form great, but adding roasted sesame seeds makes them crunchier, as…

Quick n Easy Coffee Mug Cake

Quick n Easy Coffee Mug Cake

Nothing can beat a freshly baked cake! Here is another quick and easy mug cake recipe. Today’s flavor is Coffee! I love the concept of mug cake, as it is portion controlled and super easy to make, and can easily be scaled up or down…

Fish In Yogurt Sauce (Doi Maach)

Fish In Yogurt Sauce (Doi Maach)

Fish In Creamy Yogurt Sauce also commonly known as “Doi Maach” is one of the traditional fish curries in Eastern India and often made on special occasions. Today is Father’s Day and while I cooked a sumptuous meal for my husband, I missed my dad…

Easy Peach Preserves (Peach Murabba)

Easy Peach Preserves (Peach Murabba)

Easy to make Peach Murabba, only needs 4 main ingredients, Peach, sugar, salt and water. It is super easy and can be stored for few weeks/month.

Easy Mutton Curry (Mutton Dak Bungalow)

Easy Mutton Curry (Mutton Dak Bungalow)

This easy Mutton Curry is inspired by the traditional Mutton Dak Bungalow recipe. The key to this recipe is it is simple, with very few basic ingredients and wholesome yet absolutely finger-licking tasty. Even though this recipe is an adaptation of the original, but this…

Kumquat MeatBalls

Kumquat MeatBalls

Kumquat Meatballs are inspired by the Pineapple Meatballs. The pineapple meatballs and the Kumquat Salsa are both very popular in my household. So I thought of combing the flavor of the Kumquat Salsa with the traditional meatballs, and it came out to be awesome! This…

Bengalis Default Fish Curry

Bengalis Default Fish Curry

Bengalis and fish are almost synonyms. In Bengal we cook different types of fishes and every fish has its signature dish associated with. But what is different from other places is, the Bengali Fish curries are generally mild, it does not overpower the taste of…

Kumquat Salsa

Kumquat Salsa

Kumquat is an Orange like fruit with the size of more of grapes. It is a small citrus fruit and has comparatively thick skin with a bit of sweetness but predominantly sour taste. Kumquat is native to China, mainly in South-East Asia. But many of…

Eggless Dessert Crepe (Pati Shapta)

Eggless Dessert Crepe (Pati Shapta)

Pati Shapta is nothing but eggless dessert crepe with sweet coconut filling. It is a very popular traditional dessert in Bengal especially made during winter. Sometime in mid-January Bengalees celebrate “Poush Sankranti” also known as “Makar Sankranti”. That is the end(“Sankrant”) of “Poush” a Bengali…

Sweet Coconut Balls

Sweet Coconut Balls

Sweet Coconut Balls are commonly known as Coconut Laddu or Narkel Naru in India, more so in Bengal. Most Bengali household makes this dessert every now and then, especially during festivals. Nowadays we can easily buy these Sweet Coconut Balls in the sweet stores in…