Monthly Archives: December 2014

Matar ka Nimona – Peas and fritters gravy

Matar = peas, a winter crop flooding the market. Unlimited recipes and limited time πŸ˜› I do not vouch for authentication, but this is a mildly spicy, simmering gravy, cooked in the households of eastern Uttar Pradesh and state of … Continue reading

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Jhinge posto – Ridge gourd with poppy seeds

With numerous ‘posto’ recipes on my blog, it is obvious that I love is particular ingredient πŸ˜‰ So here comes another recipe from the traditional Bengali cuisine πŸ™‚ Jhinge or Ridge gourd as it called, is a summer produce mainly … Continue reading

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Rongi masaledar – Spicy cowpea gravy

Rongi or cowpea is from the family of beans called Vigna Unguiculata. North India is well known for a variety of dried beans which are popularly consume during the winters. Winters are a foodie’s delight in this tropical country ! … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Warmth

Nothing beats the warmth of a fire in chilly winter nights Warmth of the blue gas flame while I cook πŸ˜‰

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Dim Posto – Egg in creamy poppy seeds gravy

Poppy seeds, though widely consumed in Asian countries, is an acquired taste. Poppy seeds has it’s pros and cons. Though the seeds are free from any ill effects, cultivating this crop needs license, because it is the chief source of … Continue reading

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Egg and Potato Gratin

Gratin, a simple baked potato dish from the French cuisine. I have been told, that if one masters the nuances of French cooking, consider oneself a master chef πŸ˜‰ Well, this effort of mine is just a tiny -weeny step … Continue reading

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Sattu stuffed parantha/ flat bread

Sattu or Saweej or Sat anaaj – means flour made out of one or a mix of seven different cereals. The chief cereal here is Bengal gram or Chana, which is roasted in sand, then cooled and ground into powder. … Continue reading

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Palonk shaag diye Rui maach – Freshwater carp in spinach gravy

Fish and Bengalis can never be two banks of a river πŸ˜› πŸ˜‰ We are more like emotionally conjoined twins πŸ˜€ I am eternally in search of something new – a new way to cook and serve something traditional. Cooking … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Twinkle

The Daily Post – Weekly Photography Challenge

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Black & White Sunday : Flow

Tributary of river Mahanadi, Chattisgarh. My entry to Black & White Sunday photography. Click here for more details.

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