Monthly Archives: July 2014

Platter of sweets – Lavang Latika and beetroot sondesh

This is a platter of two different sweet varieties made during the Holi festival, the Hindu festival of colors celebrated in the month of March. Another one from my archive and there will be many more to come πŸ˜‰ There … Continue reading

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Egg rolls

Since i am updating the blog from my archived recipes, here a mouth -watering street food from Kolkata πŸ™‚ I am a ‘probashi’ Bengali, but Egg rolls and Kolkata runs in every Bongs blood wherever they might be πŸ˜‰ This … Continue reading

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Arancini Balls

I shock my proper Bengali mother, by watching Shinchan, Tom and Jerry and a variety of other animated movies πŸ˜‰ Her reaction would be rolling her eyes and telling me to grow up πŸ˜€ Keeping aside all the ‘for’ and … Continue reading

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My sunday breakfast

Sunday is the most important day for a working woman, like me πŸ˜€ …….Sheeesh !! ….it the day passes too soon πŸ˜‰ With loads of pending laundry, clothes mending, shoe polishings, vaccuming and innumerable other odd jobs around the house, … Continue reading

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Swiss roll with lemon curd filling

This one is from my archive πŸ™‚ The monsoons have arrived in Delhi πŸ˜€ Β and to my mind comes a few lines of a romantic song πŸ˜‰ …….Rimjhim gire sawan, sulag sulag jaaye Β mann, bheege aaj iss mausam mein, lagi … Continue reading

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Dal paturi/ Lentil cake baked in banana leaf packets

Paturi is a style of traditional Bengali cooking wrapped and steamed/roasted in banana leaf. We, Bengalis, are somewhat unique in our food habits wherein the majority eat fish, meat and eggs. The Bengali cuisine has evolved over time and age, … Continue reading

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Carrot cake

My blog is 1 month old πŸ˜‰ (only) ….so calls for celebration πŸ˜€ My mind said make some traditional sweet πŸ˜‰ but heart was being sulky = Dilemna πŸ˜› So i wanted to stick to ‘traditional’ but may be not … Continue reading

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Fresh green chick peas kebabs

Fresh green chick peas or Bengal gram or garbanzo beans, has several medicinal properties. It is also a source of natural dye for fabrics. These fresh ones are available for a very short period of time of the year. It … Continue reading

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Paneer lababdaar/ Cottage cheese in tomato ‘n’ milk gravy

Say Paneeeeeeeer !!!!……..oops, i mean Cheeeeeeeese πŸ˜‰ Very few Indians one may find who does not say ‘yes’ to paneer or cottage cheese. It is a must in a vegetarian house- hold. But can’t get judgemental about vegetarians, it is … Continue reading

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Apple stuffed sondesh

I am so bogged down with work 😦 along with a beauty of a throat infection πŸ˜› so i have started croaking and giving competition to the frogs πŸ˜‰ That brings me to a situation where i have not cooked … Continue reading

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